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A Note on Art and Education

The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.”

“What sculpture is to a block of marble. Education is to the soul” – Joseph Addison

Picture of author and Pens Up Press founder Kristin Richardson Jordan at Grounds For Sculpture (sculpture park and museum) in Hamilton, N.J.

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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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