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Hummingbirds in the Trenches - Author talk with Kondwani Fidel

In casual conversation, Kondwani Fidel has a cool and approachable demeanor, but once on stage, this poet turns to fire. Fidel's lyrical poetry boasts of Baltimore's vibrant colors, and rich culture in the midst of violence. The passion he brings to his work has taken the Baltimore native and based artist to countless universities, conferences, and literary events across the country. 

"Kondwani Fidel is a brilliant and bold voice of a generation of hummingbirds. This book of essays and lyrics sing baritone form the depth , from the complexities of the young Black experience in America. It is relevant. It is regal. It is real."
-Ibram X. Kendi, National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

Come out and hear Kondwani Fidel discuss and read from his incredibly powerful new book Hummingbirds in the Trenches!
To learn more about Kondwani, visit

Later Event: October 24
Jubilee Church