DewMore Baltimore presents Black Is…, a poetry revue and performance filled with diverse and profound black stories told through an unapologetically black Baltimore lens. This performance seeks to highlight the legacy of MLK and uplift the unique beauty and truth of Baltimore’s poetic voice. Using their artful words as a literary mechanism for change, DewMore has become a national staple in the world of performance poetry. Watch this free Martin Luther King Day program on the CCAC’s Facebook page or YouTube channel!
DewMore Baltimore seeks to foster civic engagement with historically marginalized peoples through innovative art-focused programming and community organizing via purposeful partnerships with community organizations, schools, and governmental agencies that foster empowerment, capacity for change, and community development. Their vision aims to leave individuals and communities in a more actualized, engaged, and connected condition. It places a focus on the importance of literature as a tool to empower people in marginalized communities with the ability and accessibility to platforms where our stories can be told by us.
Language Disclaimer: Some of the poems in this performance may contain language of a sensitive or graphic nature that could be triggering or disturbing from an either emotional or socio political point of view. Please be mindful and take the necessary steps to take care of yourself.
This event is part of our Doc Talks series. Watch the documentary, John Lewis: Good Trouble, before tuning into this special virtual event.