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Power and Privilege Series Featuring jessica Care moore

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Coffman Memorial Union Theater

300 Washington Ave SE

Minneapolis, MN 55455

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jessica Care moore, Andrea Jenkins, Multicultural Student Engagement, OSA, CEHD, College of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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jessica Care moore is an internationally renowned poet, playwrite, performance artist and producer. As well as the CEO of Moore Black Press, Executive Producer of Black WOMEN Rock!, and founder of the literacy-driven, Jess Care Moore Foundation. She has performed on every continent and has been heard on stages like Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and the London Institute of Contemporary Arts.

jessica has been published in several literary collections, including, 44 on 44, A Different Image, Abandon Automobile, Listen Up!, Step Into A World, Role Call, Bum Rush The Page: A Def Poetry Jam. She is the youngest poet published in the Prentice Hall Anthology of African American Women’s Literature, by Valerie Lee, alongside literary greats such as Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker, Octavia Butler, Maya Angelou and many others.

As an artist/activist she has lent her powerful voice to the international fight against AIDS and has performed for a number of events including but not limited to the United Nations World AIDS Day Commemoration, a concert in San Francisco to increase AIDS education in the Black and Latino Bay-Area communities, and AIDS WALK Opening Ceremonies in New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Florida and Atlanta.

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