Kelly Harris received her MFA from Lesley University. She has received fellowships from The Fine Arts Work Center and Cave Canem. Her multi-media poetic essay, Dear Naomi (and Black Girls Everywhere) received national attention. Recently, she produced a podcast for About Place Journal called: Congo Square: Sustaining the Sacred Post-Katrina. Other publishing credits include: The National Parks Service Centennial, Yale University's Caduceus journal, Southern Review, and more. Her poetry CD, Revival, was released last year.
3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
State Capitol Building, Senate Committee Room A
Angels in the Wilderness: Young and Black in New Orleans and Beyond
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