Dispatches from the Vanguard: The Global International African Arts Movement versus Donald J. Trump

October 30, 2020
Dispatches from the Vanguard: The Global International African Arts Movement versus Donald J. Trump

A collection of writers, poets, artists, social entrepreneursand political activists in the Global International African ArtsMovement speak about their work in the context of Trump, giving avoice to the voiceless and about the 5th estate of power in thistimely and important book.Scheduled for release at the top of the 2020 US Presidentialelection, Dispatches from the Vanguard channels the globalsoul's hunger for freedom from authoritarian control.Partnering with dozens of Pulitzer Prize Winners, New York TimesBest Sellers, poet laureates, TED speakers, and influencers withinthe Global International African Arts Movement, including IshmaelReed, Tyehimba Jess, Rich Fresh, Nikki Giovanni, Nnedi Okorafor,Chester Higgins, Tori Reid and Jaki Shelton Green,Dispatches offers a poignant, high-frequency rebuke ofDonald J. Trump (actual man, strawman and metaphor for whiteprivilege and capitalist despotism) and his ruthless amoralpresidency.As we approach a key moment in the recent history of Americanpolitics, Dispatches from the Vanguard is a timelyintervention, showing us how we can challenge the impact andinfluence of politics when it is solely a means of authoritariancontrol.