Jessica Care Moore

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Jessica Care Moore

jessjessica Care Moore is a internationally renowned poet. She is the  Executive Producer and Founder of the 12-year old rock & roll concert series  Black WOMEN Rock!, and founder of the literacy-driven, Jess Care Moore Foundation.  An internationally renowned  poet, book publisher, recording artist, educator and activist, she is  a 2016 Kresge Arts Fellow and the 2013 Alain Locke Award Recipient from the Detroit Institute of Arts.

moore is the author of The Words Don’t Fit in My Mouth, The Alphabet Verses The Ghetto, God is Not an American, Sunlight Through Bullet Holes, and the forthcoming collection of work,  We Want Our Bodies Back,  dedicated to Sandra Bland.  Her  new large scale theatrical work, Salt City, (a techno choreopoem) premieres at Spelman College in 2017.

She’s read her work and leant her powerful voice to many causes all over the world, including, most recently, Shanghai’s Iron Mic Emcee Battle and Concrete & Grass Music Festival. She was recently in conversation with City of God Director, Katia Lund in Rio during  Flupp Literary Festival.  Her work has graced the stages of  The Apollo Theater, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and the London Institute of Contemporary Arts. Her critically acclaimed music album,Black Tea – The Legend of Jessi James was released by emcee, Talib Kweli’s Javotti Media Label.  jessica Care moore first came to national television prominence  in the 90’s when she won  the legendary “It’s Showtime at the Apollo” competition a record breaking five times in a row, with a poem.  She is honored that her poetry is prominently featured in video and text  on the 4th floor of the  Smithsonian’s New National Museum of African American History.

She is the proud mommy of 10- year old King Thomas Moore, a young poet, actor and musician. King made history as the youngest Knight Arts Foundation Award winner for his 12 and Under Super Cool Poetry Open Mic program.

On Sun, Nov 27, 2016 at 9:15 PM, jessica Care moore <jessicacaremoore@gmail.com> wrote:
jessica Care moore is a internationally renowned poet. She is the  Executive Producer and Founder of the 12-year old rock & roll concert series  Black WOMEN Rock!, and founder of the literacy-driven, Jess Care Moore Foundation.  An internationally renowned  poet, book publisher, recording artist, educator and activist, she is  a 2016 Kresge Arts Fellow and the 2013 Alain Locke Award Recipient from the Detroit Institute of Arts.

moore is the author of The Words Don’t Fit in My Mouth, The Alphabet Verses The Ghetto, God is Not an American, Sunlight Through Bullet Holes, and the forthcoming collection of work,  We Want Our Bodies Back,  dedicated to Sandra Bland.  Her  new large scale theatrical work, Salt City, (a techno choreopoem) premieres at Spelman College in 2017.

She’s read her work and leant her powerful voice to many causes all over the world, including, most recently, Shanghai’s Iron Mic Emcee Battle and Concrete & Grass Music Festival. She was recently in conversation with City of God Director, Katia Lund in Rio during  Flupp Literary Festival.  Her work has graced the stages of  The Apollo Theater, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and the London Institute of Contemporary Arts. Her critically acclaimed music album,Black Tea – The Legend of Jessi James was released by emcee, Talib Kweli’s Javotti Media Label.  jessica Care moore first came to national television prominence  in the 90’s when she won the the legendary “It’s Showtime at the Apollo” competition a record breaking five times in a row, with a poem.  She is honored that her poetry is prominently featured in video and text  on the 4th floor of the  Smithsonian’s New National Museum of African American History.

She is the proud mommy of 10- year old King Thomas Moore, a young poet, actor and musician. King made history as the youngest Knight Arts Foundation Award winner for his 12 and Under Super Cool Poetry Open Mic program.

www.jessicacaremoore.com

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