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Lateef McLeod: A Smile for Strange Fruit



Join accomplished writer and scholar Lateef McLeod for a reading of poetry created through the lens of a black, disabled artist.



Artist Bio
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Lateef McLeod is an accomplished writer and scholar and has earned a BA in English from UC Berkeley, an MFA in Creative Writing from Mills College, and is currently pursuing a doctorate with the Anthropology and Social Change department at California Institute for Integral Studies. He published two books of poetry, A Declaration of A Body Of Love in 2010 and Whispers of Krip Love, Shouts of Krip Revolution in 2020, and is writing a novel entitled The Third Eye Is Crying. He participated in Sins Invalid performances and is a co-host of the podcast, Black Disabled Men Talk.