Donney Rose, is a poet, teaching artist, and community activist from Baton Rouge. In April 2018, Donney became a 2018-2019 Kennedy Center Citizen Artist Fellow.
Leslie D. Rose, is a poet, photographer, and media professional from southern New Jersey. She works in higher education and non profit public relations, and offers freelance publicity work with an emphasis on rebranding.
The husband and wife team is bringing a new conference to Baton Rouge this year called Black Out Loud focused on celebrating Black visibility in the realm of arts, media and activism through social mixers, workshops, panel discussions and a keynote address.
Black Out Loud (August 10-12)
Louisiana Artists for Puerto Rico (September 15, Baton Rouge Gallery)