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National Poetry Month Notable Quotable: June Jordan

"Poetry is a political act because it involves telling the truth." — June Jordan, 1981 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellow

Celebrate #National Poetry Month with the 2019 Poetry Out Loud National Finals! Watch the regional semifinals on Tuesday, April 30 on arts.gov from 9am - 8pm ET. Then join us on arts.gov or in person at George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium for the  finals round on Wednesday, May 1, starting at 8pm ET. More details here.

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