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Poet Donney Rose Profile (2018)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-04-27

Duration: 00:05:01

Subjects: Poetry | Arts


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Rose, Donney Interviewee


This segment from the April 27, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s profile of Donney Rose of Baton Rouge, a spoken word poet and teacher with the non-profit Forward Arts. He recites one of his poems and then discusses: his work with Forward Arts; what young people can learn through spoken word poetry; and his selection as a Citizen Artists Fellow by the Kennedy Center.