BEING BLACK SHOULDN'T BE A DEATH SENTENCE.There's an old iron bridge in the town of Shubuta, Mississippi that's more than just a bridge for cars and trucks to cross. It's a scene of past hate crimes--and it still stands today as a symbol of hate, albeit in a corroded, crumbling state. Oakland performance poet Dee Allen guides us through racism, White supremacy and the unforeseen Coronavirus Pandemic that simultaneously brought people apart and together in his sixth volume of poetry--and his first for Vagabond--RUSTY GALLOWS.Author: Dee Allen.African-Italian performance poet based in Oakland, California. Active on creative writing & Spoken Word since the early 1990s. Author of 5 books--Boneyard, Unwritten Law, Stormwater, Skeletal Black [ all from POOR Press ] and Elohi Unitsi [ Conviction 2 Change Publishing ], his first in both traditional print and digital versions, and 36 anthology appearances under his figurative belt so far. Rusty Gallows is Allen's 6th book to date.
Rusty Gallows: Passages Against Hate