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Los Angeles Times Celebrates L.A. Poet Laureate Luis J. Rodríguez as His Term Nears Completion

Danielle Brazell, general manager of Los Angeles’s Department of Cultural Affairs, describes Luis J. Rodríguez as an inspiration to “vibrant communities across L.A.” Now city residents are singing the outgoing poet laureate’s praises. Via Los Angeles Times: The poet laureate of Los Angeles had just taken a seat at a Pacoima cafe when he was […]
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