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Juan Valdez (or Why is a white guy like you named “Carlos”?)

By Carlos Andrés Gómez
Added: Tuesday, June 16, 2015  /  Carlos Andrés Gómez performs the poem ""Juan Valdez" (or "Why is a white guy like you named 'Carlos'?")" at the 2012 Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation and Witness which took place at Carlos Rosario Public Charter School from March 22-25, 2012 in Washington D. C.
Carlos Andrés Gómez

Carlos Andrés Gómez is an award-winning writer and performer from New York City. A former social worker and public school teacher, Gómez has performed at over 200 colleges and universities and toured across North America, Europe, the Caribbean, and Africa. A star of Spike Lee's #1 movie "INSIDE MAN" and HBO's "RUSSEL SIMMONS PRESENTS DEF POETRY," he has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and was named Artist of the Year at the 2009 Promoting Outstanding Writers Awards.

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