The Tribe donated needed kitchen appliances, including an industrial grade ice machine, a 3-compartment sink, and a commercial dishwasher requested by Samaritan Inns, an intensive recovery program for the homeless and addicted to rebuild their lives. 

From Samaritan Inns blog:
“This donation will help Samaritan Inns continue its mission to serve formerly homeless men and women in recovery. Busboys and Poets is a model business partner investing in the needs of our community. A very special thank you goes out to the leadership and staff of Busboys and Poets!”

 

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Split This Rock Poem of the Week: Karenne Wood

The Poet I Wish I Was    1. A white poet whose work I admire said she feels most inspired on her daily four-mile walk through a forest. 2. I wish I had time to walk four miles daily. I can usually manage one mile with dogs. My dogs are distractible, and they distract me. … Continued

Busboys and Poets Books Recommendations: Women’s History Month

Busboys and Poets Books Recommendations: Women’s History Month

It’s Women’s History Month and you might be feeling a little overwhelmed. After all, women have been around for a while and have been doing awesome things just as long – how can you figure out which awesome book to read next? Well have no fear, Busboys and Poets Books has you covered – just … Continued

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Busboys and Poets Book Review: Set the World on Fire

In this substantial entry into the history of Black radical politics, Keisha N. Blain uncovers the legion of Black women that made waves in the growing Black nationalist and Garveyite movements of the early Twentieth Century. Black nationalism, which promotes the establishment of a Black nation state as the answer to racial oppression, first gained … Continued