Winner of an Emmy Award. 2009
An hour long multimedia performance poetry and music that explores the lives of people living with HIV AIDS in Jamaica
The Hope: Living and Loving with HIV in Jamaica is a multi-media reporting project: an extended essay by Kwame Dawes for The Virginia Quarterly Review (Spring 2008), two short documentaries for the public-television program Foreign Exchange, a collection of poetry inspired by his reporting, a performance of the poems set to music by composer Kevin Simmonds, and LiveHopeLove.com, an interactive web presentation that synthesizes audio and text versions of the poems, the Foreign Exchange videos, additional video interviews, the music, and photography by Joshua Cogan.
Watch the Emmy and Webby award-winning interactive site LiveHopeLove.com at the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting
Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting:2009