DC: Women’s March Open Mic hosted by Charity Black Blackwell
On January 21st, people near and far will join together in DC as participants in the Women's March on Washington! Busboys and Poets Brookland is proud to bring to you a special Women's March edition of Friday open mic! Please come share, discus, listen, network, and vibe in a safe space.
**Special guest performers**
Hosted by: Charity Joyce Blackwell
Born in Arizona and raised in South Carolina, Charity Blackwell is a spoken word artist who is quickly making a name for herself in the DMV. Charity started writing poetry in high school but recently began performing her work in 2015. While pursuing her undergraduate degree at Trinity University, Charity cultivated, hosted, and performed at numerous spoken-word events for her school. She currently works for the Department of Commerce and recently completed her Master’s degree at Trinity in Communications with a concentration in Leadership. She hosted the 2013, 2014, and 2015 DC SCORES Poetry SLAMS! Now a two-time host of the National SLAM! in New York City. Charity is passionate about poetry, soccer, and youth development, and she remains involved in the D.C. spoken-word scene while she completes her first book of poems.
A Busboys and Poetry Event For two hours audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicianst. A space for not just entertainment, but education, community and artistic development in a warm atmosphere!
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