Book ‘Black Oak’ by Harold Green III

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Odes Celebrating Powerful Black Men
As he did for Black women in Black Roses, Harold Green III, poet and founder of the music collective Flowers for the Living, now honors the Black men he most admires — groundbreakers including Tyler Perry, Barry Jenkins, Billy Porter, Chance the Rapper, LeBron James, Colin Kaepernick, and John Legend — and celebrates their achievements which are transforming lives and making history. Black men are changing society and the world through mastery, innovation, and inspiration at a pace never seen before. In awe of the myriad ways in which Black men are using their vision and power to remake culture and society, spoken word artist Harold Green began writing odes recognizing the extraordinary accomplishments of a series of Black men...
Publisher: Harper Design (May 31, 2022)  Pages: 144 pages  ISBN-10: 0063135566  ISBN-13: 978-0063135567  ASIN:‎ B09F3HMMN7

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About the author: Harold Green III is an ever-evolving and internationally admired artist and the author of Black Roses and Black Oak. Using poetry as his central art form, he is a highly sought-after talent, bandleader, and event producer. He earned the prestigious Carl Sandburg Literary Award for his self-published debut poetry collection From Englewood, with Love. Green was a featured artist at the Chicago Mayoral Inauguration and the Illinois Holocaust Museum and has appeared on TEDx and at Aspen Ideas Festival. He has created commissioned work in partnership with major brands and organizations, including Nike, Lululemon, Jordan, Google, Chicago Public Schools, and the Chicago Transit Authority. Green has featured in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, online on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Blog, Ebony Web, Black America Web, Windy City Live, and Black Enterprise Web. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.