OUT40 brings you the introduction to Poets Corner, where we feature local poets original work for you to enjoy.
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Poem: Why Frederick Needs More Black Girls
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Representation Matters.Kiki Wilson - July 30, 2020
Under-representation misses the full spectrum of perspective and experience. It only tells one part of the story while the other pieces go undiscovered. How can all be heard if everyone is not in the room? Inclusion may have been discussed in years prior, but it was only until recently that the Frederick County government took action to diversify its workforce, evident by the newly formed Diversity Committee in 2018 tasked with working on a DNI, Diversity and Inclusion Plan.
Black Girl Magic Sprinkles!Kiki Wilson - July 28, 2020
The story of Black Girl Magic Sprinkles is about a little black girl aspiring to become a teacher but is discouraged because she cannot find any who look like her. With her magic sprinkles, the little girl can transform into anyone she wants to be! Writing and publishing a book was always on the Andersons' to-do list and the COVID-19 quarantine allowed the venture to flourish.