The Daily Eastern News

‘My Black is Beautiful’ Poetry Slam to be held

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

February 13, 2018

With work from students and a professional, the University Board will commemorate African-American Heritage Month with a poetry slam Wednesday at the 7th Street Underground. The UB has invited poet Natasha “T” Miller to read her poetry at the slam. Students will also be able to share their own p...

Students recite poetry, sing at ‘My Black is … Empowering’ poetry slam

Jordan Boyer | The Daily Eastern News
Gena Browning a sophomore family consumer science major, sings at ‘My Black Is … Empowering Poetry Slam’ Monday night at the 7th Street Underground.

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Online Producer

February 5, 2018

The lights were dim in the 7th Street Underground, but students’ voices shone as they performed poetry and sang songs at the “My Black is … Empowering” poetry slam. “We live in a world where they try to disgrace us instead of embrace us, filled with crooked cops killing unarmed blacks....

Students to have opportunity to perform original poetry

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

October 14, 2014

Students will be able to perform their original poetry at 7 p.m. Wednesday in 7th Street Underground. Officially called “Rhythm And Words Poetry Slam,” Tylen Elliott, the main stage coordinator of University Board said this is the first event main stage has put on for the year and they’re hoping...

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