Cheeraz Gormon shares selections from book on one-year anniversary
March 12, 2016 is a day/night I'll always remember. Much love to The St. Louis American for covering the evening, and thank you to journalist, Kenya Vaughn for capturing the energy in the room through her writing.
By Kenya Vaughn
During the height of the Ferguson unrest, poet and activist Cheeraz Gormon was a constant presence on the frontlines.
Sometimes she was righteous anger personified during protests and community programming.
In other moments she was sharing words inspired by the tragic turn of events in the region’s backyard that gripped a nation.
But last Saturday it was all about love as she celebrated a milestone at the Centene Center for the Arts.
A diverse group of family, friends, supporters and fellow artists came to help Gormon commemorate the one-year anniversary of her book of poems entitled “In the Midst of loving” with a special live performance. Continue reading
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