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Oakland’s Ayodele Nzinga selected as city’s inaugural poet laureate

Poet, playwright, and community activist Ayodele Nzinga was selected recently as Oakland’s inaugural poet laureate, city officials announced. Nzinga is the founding producer director of the West Oakland theater company Lower Bottom Playaz, established in 1999. She is also the founding director of Black Arts Movement Business District Community Development Corporation, which produces BAMBD FEST, […]