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This week L.A. Letters celebrates one of the greatest to ever pick up a pen, write a play or rip a poem. Long live Leroi Jones.
For African American History Month, L.A. Letters features two important books that expand, as well as question, the canon of 20th Century African-American Poetry.
Los Angeles is home to a countless number of poetry ambassadors -- and Billy Burgos honors them in a series of beautifully painted portraits.