May 15 2015
#BlackPoetsSpeakOut: AUSTIN

#BlackPoetsSpeakOut: AUSTIN

Presented by Red Salmon Arts at Resistencia Bookstore

“We will not remain silent while this nation murders black people. We have a right to be angry.”

Café Libro Open-Mike hosts the second #BlackPoetsSpeakOut event in Austin. Black poets and allies are invited to read a poem by a black poet in response to police violence and be recorded for the BPSO website:

A panel on art and activism will immediately follow the reading. Panelists include:

Amanda Johnston – Black Poets Speak Out

Florinda Bryant – Creative Action

Lilia Rosas – Resistencia Bookstore / Red Salmon Arts

LaKiza Fowler – Sister Seeking Justice / The People’s Task Force

Email Amanda at if you would like to read or have questions.

Admission Info



Dates & Times

2015/05/15 - 2015/05/15

Location Info

Resistencia Bookstore

4926 E. Cesar Chavez St. , Austin, TX 78702