Es político. Es esperanzador. Escrito por el poeta Marcos Morales, OKOLONA HABLA (okolona speaks) es una exploración bilingüe de ser hijo de inmigrantes en Louisville, KY. Este evento celebra recordar de dónde vienes y reclamar el espacio donde estás.
It’s political. It’s hopeful. Written by poet Marcos Morales, OKOLONA HABLA (okolona speaks) is a bilingual exploration of being a child of immigrants in Louisville, KY. This event celebrates remembering where you came from and claiming space where you are.
If you like, you can follow along with the performance with side-by-side English and Spanish translations of the poems. View the PDF.
This event will be held on Facebook Live and YouTube, following the livestream, the video will be available on Facebook, YouTube and this webpage.
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