Marvin K. White -- June 24, 2018
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Marvin K. White graduated from Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley with a Masters of Divinity where he was the recipient of the Paul Yinger Preaching Award.
Marvin served as a pastoral intern at Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco. He is the author of four collections of poetry published by RedBonepress; Our Name Be Witness, Status and the two Lambda Literary Award-nominated collections of poetry last rights and nothin’ ugly fly. He is an ex-member of the critically acclaimed PomoAfroHomos as well as a community arts organizer. White holds a fellowship in the national African-American poetry organization, Cave Canem; sits on the board of Fire & Ink, a national black LGBT writer’s organization. He is currently a fellow at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and the public theologian in residence at First Congregational Church Berkeley.
In community, Marvin K. White is articulating a vision of prophetic, social and creative justice through being a poet, writer, artist, activist, community organizer, public theologian, homemaker, cake baker, caregiver and Facebook statistician. the movement of God's Spirit as it is manifesting in the growing resistance to the spiritual and often physical deathliness of American culture under corporate capitalism.
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