BLB Virtual Event: Dr Martina McGowan, I am The Rage

About the Book

I am The Rage is a poetry collection that explores racial injustice from the raw, unfiltered viewpoint of a Black woman in America. Dr. Martina McGowan is a retired MD, a mother, grandmother, and a poet. Her poetry provides insights that no think piece on racism can; putting readers in the uncomfortable position of feeling, reflecting, and facing what it means to be a Black American.

This entire collection was created during 2020, many shortly after the deaths of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, to name but a few


About the Author

Martina McGowan, MD, is a retired physician (gynecology) who has spent a lifetime engaging formidable opponents. She is a victim of and advocate against social, racial and sexual injustices, a participant in school desegregation and integration, and a physician serving women who have been victims as well as heroines in the war on women. A writer, a potter, an artist, a leader at work and within her community, Martina believes in the example of decide, learn, do, improve as you go. Visit her at


Event date: 

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

South Bend, IN 46617
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I Am the Rage: A Black Poetry Collection Cover Image
By Martina McGowan, Diana Ejaita (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781728245072
Availability: Available to Ship - Usually ships in 2 - 5 days.
Published: Sourcebooks - February 2nd, 2021

"I am The Rage is a timely look at generations of trauma and inaction." -- Bustle


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