1. PROVIDENCE, RI - On today’s PREMIRE edition of the Reza Wreckage 10 in 10, digital storyteller and multimedia producer Reza Clifton (Reza Rites / Venus Sings / The #AmbitiousBlackFeminist) talks to poet Kate Rushin about her artist in residency stay at the Providence-based arts organization, AS220, and about her work and perspective as a feminist woman of color and writer.

    She also provides tidbits and insider information about

    - The new album, “Cleaning Up the Dirty South,” coming soon from Columbia, South Carolina-based artist The Dubber

    - Her new Zine, “3 AM is the New Black,” which covers art, essays and poetry

    - Her recent adventures trekking through North and South Carolina

    - The Girl From Nowhere, a photographer with a new compilation of photos and a book called Save Your Soul

    - The Wells-Walker Society, a new media collective

    - AND, of course, how to reach and follow Reza Wreckage.

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    Follow Kate Rushin at http://www.katerushin.com
    Check out Reza’s work on VenusSings.com and AmbitiousBlackFeminist.com

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    Music by Deejay Kellan. Mixing by Reza Clifton

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  2. Reza Wreckage 10 in 10, Episode 2
    A Wells-Walker Society Production

    PROVIDENCE, RI - On the second episode of the Reza Wreckage 10 in 10, digital storyteller and multimedia producer Reza Clifton (Reza Rites / Venus Sings / The #AmbitiousBlackFeminist) talks to Afro-Dominicana Diana Rosario about a campaign she's launched called Project Romance Yourself. What's it about? Is it revolutionary? Listen to Diana and Reza Rites talk it out.

    Reza also fills the episode with a reading of an original poem, a reminder that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a plug for the new album by Janelle Monae and an announcement about the Providence release party coming up for poet "J9."

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    Follow Diana Rosario on Facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/Munecadee

    Find other poetry by Reza (and friends) in her new zine, 3 AM is the New Black:
    http://www.facebook.com/3amblack

    Learn more about Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October):
    http://www.nomore.org, http://www.nnedv.org

    Read up on Janelle Monae or follow her on FB and Twitter:
    @janellemonae

    Follow J9 and learn more about her poetry album/book release:
    http://www.jessica9names.com

    Follow the 10 in 10 episodes and Reza’s work:
    - http://www.VenusSings.com
    - http://www.AmbitiousBlackFeminist.com
    - FB/Twitter: @Rezaclif
    - http://www.facebook.com/3amblack
    - http://www.twitter.com/wellswalkerso

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    Mixing by Reza Clifton with tracks by Thievery Corporation, Ana Tijoux, Janelle Monae, J9, and more.

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  3. Reza Wreckage 10 in 10, Episode 2
    A Wells-Walker Society Production

    PROVIDENCE, RI - On the third episode of the Reza Wreckage 10 in 10, digital storyteller and multimedia producer Reza Clifton (Reza Rites / Venus Sings / The #AmbitiousBlackFeminist) talks to Peter Wells, the Publisher of The Providence American - a community newspaper serving communities of color in Rhode Island. He and Reza discuss the value of the paper as well as the newly formed SNEABJ - Southern New England Association of Black Journalists.

    This episode also features a short segment from a conversation between Reza and Jose Ramirez, her co-host from Sonic Watermelons - a weekly radio show produced by Reza for Brown Student and Community Radio. The excerpt comes from an on-air conversation the two had about the recent judicial ruling in the Dominican Republic regarding citizenship status in the DR and a change that will effect many in the country, including the thousands of once-were-citizens of Haitian descent.

    The final updates in this edition of the 10 in 10 include information 1) about Omni ZonaFranca, a Cuban art and performance group that is currently touring RI and NY through October; 2) about an event happening in Newport, in part for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, "rhymeCulture Celebrates RI Women'; 3) about the album and book release party for J9, Lovers and Automatic Weapons, the Meditation Mix Tape, happening Sunday, October 13, 2013; 4) about the Walk to End Domestic Violence happening on October 19 in Providence with the Women's Center of Rhode Island; and 5) about the Connecting for Change Conference happening in New Bedford, MA, Oct 25-27.

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    Learn More, Read The Providence American:
    http://www.theprovidenceamerican.com/

    Learn More, Read "Dominican Ruling Strips Many of Citizenship"
    http://www.bigstory.ap.org/article/dominican-ruling-strips-many-citizenship

    Hear Sonic Watermelons Live or thru Online Archives:
    http://www.bsrlive.com/shows/sonic-watermelons

    Learn About the Providence Stop of the Omni ZonaFranca Tour:
    http://www.as220.org/omni-zonafranca-cuban-art-performance-in-providence/

    Learn More, Sign Up for rhymeCulture Celebrates RI Women:
    https://www.facebook.com/events/723079721039696/

    Follow J9 and learn more about her poetry album/book release:
    http://www.jessica9names.com

    Follow Women's Center of RI, Learn More About Walk to End DV:
    http://www.womenscenterri.org/

    Learn More about the Connecting for Change Conference:
    http://www.marioninstitute.org/connecting-for-change

    Follow the 10 in 10 episodes:
    - http://www.VenusSings.com
    - http://www.AmbitiousBlackFeminist.com
    - The Reza Wreckage 10 in 10
    - http://www.facebook.com/3amblack
    - http://twitter.com/wellswalkerso

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    Mixing and samples by Reza Clifton with tracks by Omni ZonaFranca.

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