Jesse Washington 100th Anniversary Open Mic

Join us for the inaugural event of the Black Poets Society of Waco on May 15th at Cozy’s Lounge¬†recognition of the 100th Anniversary of the lynching of 15 year old Jesse Washington: an Anti-Lynching #BlackLivesMatter open mic event.

This is a space organized by and for Black voices to be heard, to be honored, and to share outrage, reflections, experiences, and expressions.

This is a POTLUCK event so please bring a dish and some spoken-word, music, poetry, rap, hiphop, stories, anti-lynching plays, freestyle, floetry, and reflections to share.  Open to anyone ages 18 and up.

$5 cover for the bar
Emcee: Saddiq Granger
Contact: 267-579-6618
Special Guest Artists: Ashleigh Sherel, Sha’rol Henning, Hattie McGill, Diamante Maya, Jenuine Poetess, and more!

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