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Ishmael Reed brings his poetry to the SFJAZZ Center

The SFJAZZ Center has been presenting a four-day SFJAZZ Poetry Festival organized by Ishmael Reed. Last night’s event, entitled Icons, provided the opportunity for Reed himself to stand up to the microphone. http://www.examiner.com/article/ishmael-reed-brings-his-poetry-to-the-sfjazz-center

NYT: Rafael Leonardo Black - 'Insider Art'

Ishmael Reed is cited as a major influence in this New York Times review of the Caribbean-American fine artist's solo debut. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/17/arts/design/rafael-leonardo-black-insider-art.html?emc=eta1

Ishmael Reed on Washington, Jefferson, and Lincoln at Temple University

Ishmael Reed spoke on racism, slavery, and the 'Founding Fathers' at Temple University earlier this year. Video is now available: http://vimeo.com/60625318

The United States of Hoodoo

Ishmael Reed appears alongside other artists, experts and musicians in Oliver Hardt's documentary about how African spirituality has influenced American culture. http://hoodoo.stokedfilm.com/

WritersCast Interview

David Wilk of WritersCast interviews Ishmael Reed, whom he describes as one of his favorite authors. http://www.writerscast.com/publishing-talks-david-wilk-interviews-ishmae...

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