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Matthew Shenoda on Black History Month

[caption id="attachment_428" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Matthew Shenoda. BOA poet."]Matthew Shenoda. BOA poet.[/caption] BOA poet Matthew Shenoda (Seasons of Lotus, Seasons of Bone) also serves as CalArts' first Assistant Provost for Equity and Diversity. A major position with a big mission. To kick off Black History Month, Matthew wrote a blog for CalArts and based it around BOA poet (and newest Frost Medal Award winner) Lucille Clifton and her poem "jasper texas 1998" which appeared in Lucille's National Book Award winning collection, Blessing the Boats. Read Matthew's entry here [What Black History Month Means to me]

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