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3 days to go!

MULES FIGHT BACK

THIS Friday April 29th – book launch at SISTER’S UPTOWN BOOKSTORE 1942 Amsterdam Ave New York, NY 10032 @ 6-8pm

THIS Saturday April 30th – staged reading at FREEDOM HALL 113 W 128th St New York, NY 10027 @ 1-3pm

Sunday May 1st – book is available for purchase online on Amazon and PensUp.com

Here is a video of me at the Bottoms Up Social…

Mules Fight Back by Kristin Richardson Jordan is a poetic response to the famous Zora Neale Hurston reference that the Black Woman is the “mule of the world”. Raising questions like, “What happens after breathing becomes a privilege?” and making statements like, “America is the abusive mother I never should have had” this collection of poems and stories depicts Kristin’s own personal and political journeys (which are still in progress) and covers a variety of important topics including but not limited to the activism of occupy and black lives matter movements, sexuality, family heritage, nationality, body image, history and current events all through the lens of Black womanhood.
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I am an activist, author, and teaching artist passionate about anti-racist, anti-sexist, and anti-imperialist education. I started Pens Up Press because I love to read and write and because I believe in the power of our people to liberate ourselves and each other through learning and grassroots activism. In conjunction with Pens Up Press, I manage the Uproar Poetry Group facilitating free creative writing workshops and supporting free open mic events. I live in Harlem with my dear friend Marcus Potts, my fiancee Xi'an Glynn, and my black cat Squeaky.

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