Highlights + Awards

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[TO BE UPDATED. The resume only includes information up to 2003.]

Loft/Red Lights & Poetry Tribute Series
(A Community Leader Recognition Series)
February 2003

Small Grants/Community Arts Grant
(Metro Regional Arts Council)
(For Trú Rúts Endeavors to produce
a Retrospective of African Visual Artists in the Twin Cities)
April 2002

Jerome Foundation Project Grant
(For the MN Spoken Word Association (MNSWA) to
produce Singers of Daybreak Spoken Word Conference,
and develop the MNSWA E-Letter & Website)
February 2002

Small Grants/Community Arts Grant
(Metro Regional Arts Council)
(For MN Spoken Word Association (MNSWA) to
produce Singers of Daybreak Spoken Word Conference)
December 2001

City Arts Grant (City of Minneapolis)
(For the MN Spoken Word Association (MNSWA) to
produce a neighborhood clean-up project)
December 2001

Jerome Foundation Project Grant
(For the MN Spoken Word Association (MNSWA) to
produce Singers of Daybreak Spoken Word Conference)
February 2001

Small Grants/Community Arts Grant
(Metro Regional Arts Council)
(For MN Spoken Word Association (MNSWA) to
produce Singers of Daybreak Spoken Word Conference)
December 2000

No Longer at Ease
Play Production
(Adaptation commissioned by Pangea World Theatre)
May 2000

village blues (short film)
Bronze Award in Experimental Film
Sarah Lawrence College Film Festival
April 2000

we were not always missing (poem)
(Published in Drumvoices Millennial Issue)
January 2000

village blues (short film)
Silver Award in Experimental Film
Worldfest International Film Festival
September 1999

LIN Grant (St. Paul Companies)
(To return home to Liberia after 20 years, to document journey and culture)
February 1999

MN State Arts Board Culutral Collaborations Grant
(with Intermedia Arts & SASE: The Write Place)
(To produce a year long series of experimental Spoken Word performances)
March 1998

National Federation of Community Broadcasting (NFCB)
Bronze Reel Award (for Write On RaDio! Literary Radio Program)
March 1998

EXCHANGES Emerging Artist Program (Intermedia Arts)
(To work with artist mentor Geol Weirs & create a performance)
August, 1995-November, 1995

Hughes Diop Knight Poetry Award (Annual Black Writer’s Conference)
(for the poems “without punctuation” and “letter to lisa”)
October, 1995

Elanor Meehan Medal for Literary Merit
(for experimental literary piece)
University of Notre Dame
May, 1992

Program to Promote Minority Enrollment in Graduate Studies (PMEGS) Scholarship
University of Notre Dame
1990

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