Street Poet Monte Smith Live @ The Univ of Maryland 11.17.10 


The next BMI Community Event will be on Wednesday November 17, 2010 at 7:00 PM in the Nyumburu Multipurpose Room (www.theblackmaleinitiative.org). This Exclusive Event will be featuring the Internationally Renowned Street Poet and social activist, Monte Smith! This promises to be one of our most dynamic, educational and entertaining events ever. You absolutely will not want to miss the performance and lecture, if you don’t have to. This Event is Free and Open to the Public!

 

 This is a Free Event, however donation buckets will be set-up throughout the room for our  Books for Northern Uganda Campaign

 

Monte Smith is an internationally acclaimed Street Poet, Rap Journalist, Community Based Educator and Anti-Racist Activist from Winston Salem NC. He has been described as "a fire-brand… a true revolutionary, I mean raw!” by Bruce George, co-creator of HBO’S Def Poetry Jam. Chuck D of Public Enemy picked Monte’s poem‘The Deal is Done’ to record for the audio version of The Bandana Republic: A Literary Anthology by Gang Members and Their Affiliates. (Soft Skull Press) Monte began his writing and activism career in the late 80’s and early 90’s working and writing anti-racist literature for revolutionary groups such as S.H.A.R.P and A.R.A.

 

For directions to campus and the Nyumburu Cultural Center please visit;

www.umd.edu and www.nyumburu.umd.edu


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