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July 23, 2014

Busboys and Poets: Pages Matam

Through sublime rhymes, poet Pages Matam paid tribute to his Cameroonian mother on Diaspora Day
at the 2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Hosted by Bomani D. Armah, organized by Busboys and Poets, and co-sponsored by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, the session explored cultural expressions from local African and Asian diaspora communities.

Videography: Abby Sternberg
Editing: Charlie Weber

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