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A poem by Yves Mary Jean in memory of George Floyd

Yves Mary Jean is a poet, novelist, and political activist.  Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in 1981, he earned a Master’s degree in Political Science from Suffolk University.  His poetry has been published in both French and Haitian-Creole and his first novel, Tout Chen Pa Chen Nan Pòtoprens (Edisyon Lank Zetwal, 2020), has just been published.

Black Lives Matter Vigil in Rozzie Square, a 9 x 12 oil painting by Wendi Gray. You can follow her on Instagram @graywendi.