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Here's a little about Les and what she's up to
In the Summer of 2022, Leslie was chosen as one of five poets across the nation for the Black Fire This Time Summer Fellowship by Willow Books in Detroit, Michigan (https://willowlit.net/black-
Leslie is a member of the Ann Arbor Writers Group, The Westside Writers Group, the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting, RE:CLAIM Justice Movement, the Washtenaw County Vote Caucus for the Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice, MI Join Together, and Protectors of Equality in Government.
On October 15, 2022 Leslie McGraw launched the first Elbert Williams Voter Empowerment Day in honor of her great grand-uncle, who was the first known NAACP civil rights worker to be killed for attempting to exercise his right to vote.