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Interview with Paul Chapman


Here we have the privilege to present an interview with Paul Chapman, another clever poet that was included within the anthology known as Stanzas and Clauses for the Causes. He had written Raining Sweets and The Burnt Pizza. We especially enjoyed reading The Burnt Pizza with its clever phrases…

Interview with Melanie Mills


Coming from the United States is a 46 year old mother, nurse, musician, artist, and absolutely talented poet by the name of Melanie Mills. We sit down to interview her today. She is a co-administrator for the website www.poem.org which was established in 1998 as one of the first poetry…

About Bob McNeil


“The message is clear, the music is solid and the presentation is strong. The consciousness in Bob’s poetry is so very much needed today.” - Abiodun Oyewole of the Last Poets Today we are here to explain a bit about one of the clever poets within the book Stanzas and Clauses for the Causes. His n…

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her name is Katherine G. Johnson

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I was talking to my cousin in Port Harcourt today, and the conversation really highlighted how many Nigerians have been so thoroughly mistreated and unserviced by bad leadership, that things that should be a given are seen as worthy of celebration if they work momentarily as they…

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This incredible woman is Claudia Gordon,

Claudia Gordon, the first Black deaf female attorney in the U.S., has been an advocate for people with disabilities since high school. It was her desire to address societal barriers faced by people with disabilities that motivated her to pursue a legal education and career. Since graduating from law school and being admitted to the Maryland Bar, Claudia has conducted numerous empowerment and legal education outreach and training to communities and organizations in both the U.S. and St. Thomas USVI.

Claudia has a longstanding association with the National Black Deaf Advocates Association (NBDA), having served since 1989, and is currently its Vice-President. She has also provided advocacy leadership at the National Association of the Deaf Law Center; the Civil Practice Clinic at the Washington College of Law, Washington, DC Public Defender Service-Mental Health Division; the Black Law Students Association; the National Black Deaf Advocates Association; and the Consumer Action Network. Currently, she is an independent consultant to the National Council on Disability (NCD).

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Interview with Sid Gustafson


Today we have our interview with Sid Gustafson from the United States. He had contributed Whistle to Stanzas and Clauses for the Causes. Let us tell you a bit about this talented writer before proceeding to the interview questions. Sid Gustafson is a novelist and veterinarian living in Big Sky,…
I would like to see every single soldier on every single side, just take off your helmet, unbuckle your kit, lay down your rifle, and set down at the side of some shady lane, and say, nope, I ain’t a gonna kill nobody. Plenty of rich folks wants to fight. Give them the guns.
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