By Dwight Hobbes
David Daniels arguably is the oddest duck in the Twin Cities political pond. You couldn’t imagine a less likely Republican. In 2009, Black, dreadlocked, and a devotee of Rastafarianism, Daniels was elected vice chair of the 4th Congressional District for the GOP in St. Paul. He didn’t get to serve the full term. Continue Reading →
Da Black Pearll, née Tinitha Warren, has been building a strong reputation for prose-poetry with an uncompromising womanist bent and a flair for ingenious wordplay.
It’s no mean feat to prevail in the Twin Cities spoken word scene. Seems about everyone with an attitude and access to open mic night at one venue or other holds forth, glutting the scene in a bottleneck of poseurs pretending to wax profound. So, you have to give it to Da Black Pearll, née Tinitha Warren. She has slugged it out in the trenches over at least the past decade, building a strong reputation for prose-poetry with an uncompromising womanist bent and a flair for ingenious wordplay. Continue Reading →