Amoja Sumler

Black capitalism won’t save America

Despite our history of trying to prove otherwise, the reality is that no amount of Black entrepreneurship or ownership can overcome the economic disparity.

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Amoja Sumler

Amoja Sumler is a nationally celebrated poet and social activist known for fusing the art of the intellectual into the familiar. As "The Mo-Man," he has headlined spoken word festivals such as the Austin International Poetry Festival, the Bridgewater International Poetry Festival, Write NOLA in New Orleans, and Rock the Republic in Texas. A member of both the Arts in Education and Arts on Tour roster for over a decade has seen Amoja serve as a 5-time Poetry Out Loud states finals judge and an artist in residence to Universities and literacy nonprofits across the state of Arkansas. Amoja has also presented at social advocacy conferences like Long Beach Indie Film Pedagogy Conference and Furious Flower as a panelist for The Watering Hole. You may follow his work at https://www.facebook.com/momanthepoet or twitter at @momanthepoet.

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The week in media: 16th June, 2017

Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week we look at the coming ad war, how AI turned hype into results and the equation to make the sale.

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