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The Deep End Friends Podcast

Apr 21, 2019

Dr. Ersula J. Ore is the Lincoln Professor of Ethics in The School of Social Transformation and Assistant Professor of African & African American Studies, and Rhetoric at Arizona State University. Her work as a race critical rhetorician maps the suasive strategies of aggrieved communities as they operate within a...


Apr 14, 2019

Ebo Barton is a Black and Filipino, Transgender and Non-Binary, poet and educator.  As a representative of Seattle, they've been on 4 National Slam Teams and participated at 3 Individual World Poetry Slams.  Their most notable poetry slam accolade is placing 5th in the world in 2016. Ebo curated and directed, How to...


Apr 7, 2019

Naa Akua, Citizen University, Poet-in-Residence, is a queer poet, emcee, and actor. They are, poetry teacher at The Northwest School and WITS writer-in-residence at Franklin High School. Intentionality, love, and encouragement is the focus of Akua’s work that can be found in tracks like “The Elements” or “Till...


Mar 31, 2019

Gerry Ebalaroza-Tunnell is the founder of Co3 Consulting: Co-Creating Cohesive Communities. She is a Doctoral candidate in the department of Transformative Studies and Consciousness at the California Institute of Integral Studies and identifies as a Pacific Islander born and raised on the island of O’ahu, Hawaii.


Mar 24, 2019

Amanda Johnston earned a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Southern Maine. She is the author of two chapbooks, GUAP and Lock & Key, and the full-length collection Another Way to Say Enter (Argus House Press). Her poetry and interviews have appeared in numerous online and print publications,...