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‘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...

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

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

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...

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...

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