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Community Voices: Poets Speak – Tureeda Mikell

July 18 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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Community Voices Poets Speak – Tureeda Mikell

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In this weekly summer series, eight Bay Area poets share new poems created in response to the current exhibitions. They will also describe the processes they employ in writing ekphrastic work. Come and see, come and listen, come and experience the art that moves your spirit to consider power and liberation.

Tureeda Mikell

Tureeda a.k.a. Toreadah—Story Medicine Woman, Poet Instructor, Chi Gong Energy Therapist, award winning poet, educator—is director of Tree of Life Health Literacy Project, published nationally and internationally, published over 60 at risk student anthologies throughout 4 counties in the San Francisco bay area, was Eth-Noh-Tec NU Wa International Storytelling Delegate in Beijing, China, October 2018, was delegate for National and International Writing Project, Writing for the Urban Child. Tureeda, has been called an Activist for Holism, Word Magician, and Woman of Truths hell bent on Asserting Life. She has introduced renowned poets and writers such as The Last poets, Amiri Baraka, Marvin X, and a host of other established writers and poets. Recent publications include, Black Gold, The Anthology, Reflections (in collaboration with Emmy Award winning artist James Gayles,) and 20 Year Anniversary of Drum Voices Revue, Volume 17.

Details

Date:
July 18, 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost:
$- 0
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Website:
http://bit.ly/2EdI0x7

Venue

Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD)
Phone:
415.358.7200
685 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
Website:
http://moadsf.org

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