Binghamton University poets share views on black history

2004-02-11

Binghamton University students will reflect on the progress, richness and diversity of African American achievement in a poetry slam beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday, February 15, at the Lost Dog Café at 222 Water Street, Binghamton.

The event will feature Tehut Nine, a respected writer and performer of the spoken word circuit. Nine is a recent nominee for the Best International Poet Award given by the International Reggae and World Music Association. He has released a recording, “Mind Magician,” and is the author of two books of poetry, The Fire In Me and Mental Hieroglyphics-Poetry for the Mind. 

Audience members will be encouraged to participate in the poetry slam through open-microphone periods throughout the evening.

The event is sponsored by the Black Student Union (BSU) of Binghamton University and is free and open to the community.

For more information about the poetry slam, contact the BSU at 607-777- 2885.

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