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Mimi Tempestt Poetry Collection Is A Meditation On Death

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Oakland poet Mimi Tempestt reads from her new book, "the monumental misrememberings." It's about how Black girls, women, trans women, and femmes often become displaced and experience death and subjugation as a result of patriarchal systems in America.

David Exumé (he/him/his) is a 2020-2021 Audio Academy Fellow. His reporting interests include music history, immigration, community organizing, and urban planning. He's previously worked at KCRW in Santa Monica and WPRB in Princeton.