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Oya Amakisi and Will Copeland met briefly after the USSF Local meeting. The National and Cultural Committee will participate in a phone conference on Wednesday, April 29, 2009. We discussed putting a call out to artists for a meeting on Thursday, May 14, 2009 (details provided below) after the conference call.

Oya and Will brainstormed more names at the USSF LOC meeting. These include:

Soh Suzuki, visual artist
Bec from visual artist
Khary Kimani Turner, journalist and poet
Jeff Nzoma, of the African community
Ilana Invincible, hip hop artist
Mama Aneb & Aurora Harris, poets (We should reach out the Broadside Press)

Later Will came up with the ideas of:

Diana Nucera, film maker & Detroit Summer
Kahn Davidson, journalist and poet
Gayelynn McKinney, percussionist
Aku Kadogo, Wayne State drama professor
Julie Rosier, playwright

Will will talk to Harlan Bivens about involving the Better Detroit youth movement and their "Live in Peace" and "art parties"

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