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S03-03 A Conversation with Ethelbert Miller

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E. Ethelbert Miller is a literary activist, writer and poet.  He is the board chair of the Institute for Policy Studies, a progressive think tank located in Washington, D.C.  Ethelbert is also the director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University and has been a Fulbright Senior Specialist Program Fellow 2004 and 2012.

Ethelbert is the former chair of the Humanities Council of Washington, D.C.  and the author of several collections of poetry, he has also written two memoirs, FATHERING WORDS: THE MAKING OF AN AFRICAN AMERICAN WRITER (2000) and THE 5th INNING (2009). FATHERING WORDS was selected by the D.C. Public Library for its DC WE READ, one book, one city program in 2003. His poetry has been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, German, Chinese, Norwegian, Tamil and Arabic.

Ethelbert is often heard on National Public Radio.  Here is a link to his website:   www.eethelbertmiller.com