“We will not remain silent while this nation murders black people. We have a right to be angry.”
Café Libro Open-Mike hosts the second #BlackPoetsSpeakOut event in Austin. Black poets and allies are invited to read a poem by a black poet in response to police violence and be recorded for the BPSO website: www.blackpoetsspeakout.org
A panel on art and activism will immediately follow the reading. Panelists include:
Amanda Johnston – Black Poets Speak Out
Florinda Bryant – Creative Action
Lilia Rosas – Resistencia Bookstore / Red Salmon Arts
LaKiza Fowler – Sister Seeking Justice / The People’s Task Force
Email Amanda at am[email protected] if you would like to read or have questions.
This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.
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All events are free and open to the public at Resistencia Bookstore