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Poets Marvin K. White and David Brazil at 13th Street

Yes! So, yes! Just, yes! Yes, we're thrilled to host two amazing and moving poets, Marvin K. White and David Brazil!

Marvin K. White, MDiv, is a graduate of the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, CA and the inaugural Public Theologian in Residence ('17-'18) at First Church Berkeley. He is a recipient of a Yerba Buena Center for the Arts "Equity Fellowship", and a former Pastor Associate at Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco. Marvin is currently an arts liaison and a co-facilitator of the "Faith Leaders Round Table" at The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society. He is the author of four collections of poetry published by RedBone Press: Our Name Be WitnessStatus; and the two Lammy-nominated collections last rights and nothin’ ugly fly. A public theologian and community-based artist, he is articulating a vision of social, prophetic and creative justice through his work as a poet, artist, teacher, facilitator, activist, community organizer, preacher, homemaker, cake baker, and Facebook Statustician.

David Brazil is a Christian antifascist.  He has been given the ministry of reconciliation.