Poetry reading explores the challenges of Black love

Poet Douglas Manuel reads selections from his poetry book “Trouble Funk” on Tuesday in the Ludwick Center Sacred Space. “Trouble Funk” explores the resilience of Black love, persistently overcoming obstacles posed by racism, classism and sexism, yet remaining unyielding and unbroken. / photo by Ayalen Ortiz
Poet Douglas Manuel reads selections from his poetry book “Trouble Funk” on Tuesday in the Ludwick Center Sacred Space. “Trouble Funk” explores the resilience of Black love, persistently overcoming obstacles posed by racism, classism and sexism, yet remaining unyielding and unbroken. / photo by Ayalen Ortiz

Ayalen Ortiz, a freshman art major, is a staff photographer for the Campus Times and La Verne Magazine. He has past experience with graphic design, fine arts and video editing.

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