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Love Poems to Black Women: An Open Mic Night

  • Wilson High School 3950 Chesapeake Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20016 United States (map)

Event Details

Join artists and community members in celebration of the Black Likes Matter Week of Action in Schools for an evening of expression and advocacy. Artists are encouraged to connect their work to the national Black Lives Matter Week of Action principle of celebrating Black women and girlhood or any other theme connected to the Movement for Black Lives. The open mic will take place on February 9th from 5:30 pm- 8:00 pm at Wilson High School (3950 Chesapeake St NW, Washington, DC 20016).

Come share your voice, listen, and support local performers of all ages. We especially want to hear from D.C. area youth. Presenters are welcome to perform original poetry or a recitation. Youth performers will be given priority. 

Hosted by Joseph Green from Split This Rock and featuring DJ BE.

Sponsored by Split This RockTeaching for Change, and Center for Inspired Teaching.

Light snacks and beverages will be provided. 

Please contact Faye Colon (fcolon@teachingforchange.org) if you require any special accommodations (i.e. listening devices, translation services etc.). 

Earlier Event: February 8
Book Panel Discussion
Later Event: February 13
Cinema Classroom at the Avalon