200 Nights and One Day

200 Nights and One Day

by Margaret Rozga
     
 

Poetry. African American Studies. This book of poetry presents a brilliant analysis which takes us through the brave history of the strength, commitment and passion of the people of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as they marched, struggled, and were jailed to win the victory of justice and freedom for all. Peggy Rozga joined protestors, participated in freedom marches, and

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Poetry. African American Studies. This book of poetry presents a brilliant analysis which takes us through the brave history of the strength, commitment and passion of the people of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as they marched, struggled, and were jailed to win the victory of justice and freedom for all. Peggy Rozga joined protestors, participated in freedom marches, and was jailed for fighting and marching for the rights of poor Black children of the city of Milwaukee under the leadership of one of the great advocates of non-violence, direct action, and civil disobedience of our times: Father James Edmund Groppi.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780981516318
Publisher:
Benu Press
Publication date:
02/02/2009
Pages:
75
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Margaret (Peggy) Rozga teaches creative writing and multi-cultural literature at the University of Wisconsin Waukesha. She has had poems included in six collaborative shows with visual artists, including Collaborative Vision: Poetic Dialogue, a show at the Chicago Cultural Center January through April 2009 and Threaded Metaphors, opening at the Charles Allis Museum in Milwaukee in May 2009. Her play March On Milwaukee: A Memoir of the Open Housing Protests has been produced four times since April 2007. She has been a resident at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology and at the Ragdale Foundation. Her poems and essays have also appeared in many literary journals, including Main Street Rag, Out of Line, Blue Mesa Review, Apple Valley Review, Passager, and Wisconsin Magazine of History.

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