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Patricia Frazier

Filmmaker, activist, and Chicago and National Youth Poet Laureate, Patricia Frazier uses art to express issues of urgency and celebrate young and Black political movements. Her work appears in Chicago Magazine, South Side Weekly, New City Lit 50, Vogue, and has been performed with Apple Inc. at the Library of Congress, Federal Hall and more. She is an organizer with Assata’s Daughters, an intergenerational, grassroots organization of women and femme-identifying folks working to deepen, sustain, and escalate the Black Lives Matter movement. A Davis-Putter scholar, she currently studies cinema arts and sciences at Columbia College Chicago.