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Saturday, October 14 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
1st Tuesday's Spoken Word

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Showcased at Radio Africa & Kitchen, 1st Tuesday's Spoken Word is a artist showcase providing a creative space for expression in the underserved community of Bayview Hunters Point.

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avatar for Tyson Amir

Tyson Amir

Tyson Amir is an author, musician, educator, community organizer, and freedom fighter born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. His most recent body of work is his debut book Black Boy Poems, which is a powerful, timely, and revolutionary body of literature that seeks to inspire his people towards... Read More →
avatar for Lyrical Comp

Lyrical Comp

As the product of both a Christian and Muslim family, Lanre A. Gamu Jr., also known as L.C. or Lyrical Comp, has been writing ever since his 7th grade teacher, told him he had a natural talent for it. Drawing from great minds such as W.E.B. Dubois, el Hajj Malik el Shabazz, Thoma... Read More →
avatar for Joy Elan

Joy Elan

Joy Elan is an award winning author and spoken word artist from Oakland and Berkeley, CA. She uses her writing to advocate for civil rights for Blacks/people of color, women, and people with disabilities. With her poetry and novels, she speaks about social issues that affect peop... Read More →
avatar for Venus Jones

Venus Jones

Venus earned her MFA in poetry from Mills College and her BA in business communications from The University of Akron. She’s a board member for Poetry Center San Jose, volunteers for Santa Clara Read and promotes literacy. This accomplished actress opened for Def Poetry on Broad... Read More →
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Kwesi Wilkerson

Poet, Kwesi The Dreamer
Terron “Kwesi” Wilkerson is a published author, spoken wordsmith and emerging poet. He is also an alumnus of the Emerging Arts Professionals SF/BA 2016-17 Fellowship. Kwesi began writing poetry to chronicle a deeply introspective journey while traveling abroad in Ghana, West... Read More →


Saturday October 14, 2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Clarion Alley (main stage) Between Mission and Valencia Streets and 17th and 18th Streets

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