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Ahmos Zu-Bolton II
President Madison Apartments, 1908 Florida Ave. NW, Dupont Circle neighborhood, DC.
Zu-Bolton was an activist, teacher, playwright, and the author of three books of poems. He founded Energy BlackSouth Press, edited the literary journal Hoo-Doo and co-edited an innovative journal on cassette tape called Black Box. He co-edited an anthology (with E. Ethelbert Miller), called Synergy D.C. (1975).
After working at Howard University in the early 1970s, Zu-Bolton took teaching jobs at Xavier University, Delgado College, and Tulane University. His poetry books are A Niggered Amen (1975), No Spring Chicken (1998), and 1946 (2002).
Photo of author by Afaa Michael Weaver, courtesy E. Ethelbert Miller.