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Reading of “Cold” and “When Genocide Turns to War” from the book Mules Fight Back

protest song tribute to the peace poets (not in the book, written by The Peace Poets) and two readings from the book Mules Fight Back written by Kristin Richardson Jordan

first poem is titled “Cold” (page 78) reading by Jordan Delise Fleming

second poem is titled “When Genocide Turns to War” (page 85) reading by Justice Hampton

you can find out more about the book Mules Fight Back on Kristin’s blog here: https://kristinrichardsonjordan.com/mules-fight-back-40-ac…/

Amazon link here: https://amzn.com/0991404823

text of the poem “Cold”
https://kristinrichardsonjordan.com/2016/10/07/cold/
text of the poem “When Genocide Turns to War”
http://kristinrichardsonjordan.com/…/when-genocide-turns-to…

MULES FIGHT BACK
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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Kristin Richardson Jordan is a book printing poet, writer, teaching artist, and organizer passionate about Black liberation women's liberation and shared humanity. You can find out more about her on her website www.kristinrichardsonjordan.com

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