Housing Units (2000): 206
Land area (2000): 0.691633 sq. miles (1.791321 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.691633 sq. miles (1.791321 sq. km)
FIPS code: 19340
Located within: Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28
Location: 31.986665 N, 89.901030 W
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D'Lo (born 1978, New York) is a Tamil Sri Lankan-American performer, writer, and community activist, who performs in America, Canada, the UK, Germany, Sri Lanka, and India. He is also an actor and producer, known for the short films The Legend of My Heart Shaped Anus(2008), Lock Her Room(2003), and Recession Lemons(2010). D'Lo has created various writing and public speaking workshops for many LGBTQ immigrant/arts-centered organizations; he has collaborated with various community organizations, and has been involved within LGBT and South Asian groups such as Arpana Dance Company, South Asian Artist Collective, SATAM (The South Asian Theater Movement), Satrang, and TeAda Productions.
D'Lo's work has been published in several anthologies and academic journals including Desi Rap: Hip Hop and South Asia America and Experiments in a Jazz Aesthetic. His work challenges socio-political, economic, racial, and cultural structures. On stage, he tells personal stories that touch many people's lives. His writing workshop "Coming Out, Coming Home" encourages communities to share stories intended to spark inspiration and creativity, encourage acceptance of one's self, and create a sense of belonging and understanding. The workshop creates a second home for the LGBTQ community who seek help addressing their feelings.