Archive for March, 2012

Noted poet and activist Louis Reyes Rivera dead at 66

March 14, 2012 | Alumni

Few writers combine a relentless passion for poetry and liberation like Louis Reyes Rivera. The present tense is deliberate here though the esteemed griot and freedom fighter joined the ancestors last Friday, March 2. There remains a sense of his ubiquity, his cadence and resonance of voice that continues to echo in those precincts where his heart dwells, especially among the world’s oppressed and downtrodden.