chop: a collection of kwansabas for fannie lou hamer

“I can’t think of a collection of poems dedicated to a form that exhibits both the nimbleness of voice and the depth of subject of Treasure Shields Redmond’s Chop: A Collection of Kwansabas for Fannie Lou Hamer. Redmond’s nuanced treatment of the civil rights movement and the spirit behind it holds a wisdom that belies the seven-word lines that make up these poems.  Freedom rings true in every line, and Hamer’s testimony can be heard again here–at a time when we need her spirit the most.”
–A. Van Jordan, author of M-A-C-N-O-L-I-A and The Henry Rutgers Presidential Professor at Rutgers University
Published in 2015, this award winning book weaves together verse and biography to create a compelling portrait of one of America’s most important civil rights icons.
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