BRING HIM HOME: A POEM DEDICATED TO OSCAR LOPEZ RIVERA
As an artist/organizer, Reyes performs internationally and facilitates educational workshops on the topic of merging creative expression and critical thought. His mission is to provide a participatory educational environment through poetry and hip-hop to address issues of social justice and cultural identity.
Reyes’s background as a field worker in Michigan and a community activist in both Chicago and New York has added multiple layers to his Chican@/Latino identity. His work has been featured on HBO, Latin Nation, PBS documentary Dream Makers, Chicago Public Radio, National Public Radio, Pacifica and WBAI.
He has performed at 1,500 institutions including: United States Hispanic Leadership Institute, National Council of La Raza, Conference, National Conference on Race and Ethnicity, Latino Ivy League Conference and the NAACP. He has worked with Dr. Cornell West, Lolita Lebron, Dolores Huerta, Oliver Stone, John Leguizamo, and Kanye West.
Featured Speaker at:
-National Council of La Raza LIDERES Conference - United States Hispanic Leadership Institute -National Conference on Race and Ethnicity -Latino Ivy League Conference
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That #Batey graff wall! Been in so many photos, videos and selfies! #Chicago #chi #reyespoetry #reyesfordachildren
I can't believe they are still here! It was just an idea in 2001!!! So dope to come back and see something we worked on still doing work! #batey #paseoboricua #Chicago #activism
Yes yes I'm back ! #Chicago #go #chi
Great set last night #depauw #Indiana #reyespoetry amazing that I was less than 30 miles from where #oscarlopez is held
#Chicago layover! Headed to Indianapolis then off to Depauw University for an evening performance!
Thank you to all the great speakers and organizers at #UMD I had a great time! Looking forward to make it back! Congrats on a great event. #reyespoetry
Malaak Shabazz (Daughter of Malcolm X ) signing a petition to #freeoscarlopez #bringhimhome #reyespoetry
With Malaak Shabazz ! Daughter of the great Malcolm X! What an honor! She signed a petition to help #freeoscarlopez #reyespoetry
#UMD !!! Great set at the Summit On Equity Diversity And Multiculturalism !
Backstage ! #UMD about to go on!
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