Lawrence Dinkins [a.k.a. NSAA, pronounced en-sah-ah] is a dynamic and expressive Sacramento poet whose poems attack injustice and inhumanity. NSAA explores the African American experience, commenting on youth movements, musical rhythms, and social justice. He makes up half of the Jazz-performance duo Electropoetic Coffee. He has just released a new book, Sub American, a collection of poems dealing with the concept of being a hyphenated American. In the book he explores a broad range of topics ranging from President Bush and Hurricane Katrina to the Civil Rights Movement.
Lawrence Dinkins performed on May 19th, 2011.