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Isra & Lito: "Reefer" Subject of Graphic Novel

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 08.22.2016 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

Isra & Lito conveys the story of Israel "Reefa" Hernandez: a Miami teenager who was the unfortunate causality of a police tasering incident gone terribly wrong three years ago. If you don't know the incident, Reefer was tagging a McDonald's at night, the cops came, he ran, they chased. The 18-year old was tasered and unfortunately died. Not surprisingly the cop was not penalized.

Jitney Books Aims to Transform Miami

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 08.03.2016 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

Jitney Books is a new Miami-based micro-publishing company focusing on producing original titles by Miami-based authors writing about Miami with the intention of this material being produced into film or plays by Miami-based filmmakers or playwrights. All cover art will feature Miami-based artists.

How Miami Pedophiles Inspired A Literature Award

Posted 02.23.2012 | Miami

Russell Banks, a writer, poet and part-time Miami resident, is a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner award for his recent novel Lost Memory of Skin. The...