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Indies Arts Awards: Durham poet Dasan Ahanu uses hip-hop education and action to inspire more work

2015 WinnersGreg Lowenhagen and Cicely MitchellEmil KangKym RegisterDasan AhanuChris Tonelli Previous winners North Carolina has retained a poet laureate for nearly seven decades. In that time, however, North Carolina has never had an African-American poet laureate. Dasan Ahanu can barely imagine a scenario where that might happen. “There is a whole group of faith-based and […]