Now, please pardon my vernacular, but I “grew some balls” participating in aaduna sponsored events, such as my poetry submission toaaduna’s premiere issue, the Seward House Museum’s First Friday presentation, the Centennial Celebration of the legacy of Harriet Tubman, and “Poets, Poetry andSpoken Word” at Hudson County Community College in Newark, New Jersey.These amazing challenges forced me to write from my gut, work to preserve cultural history and begin Emphatic Publishing.While the company is in its infant stages, I have managed to publish three poetry chapbooks.
·Sky Bop, by Kevin Jenkins is a brilliant collection of poetry influenced by Black love and Jazz.
·Emphatic Radical is my poetic kaleidoscope of Black cultural awareness, and
·Feeding Off of the NorthStar is a compilation of selected poems from poetry I created for the Harriet Tubman legacy celebration. Chapbooks can be ordered by emailing contactus@cydchari…