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“Cries out for Conversation” Poetry Performance & Film Viewing “The Hate U Give”
October 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
“Cries out for Conversation” an offering by Jacqueline Ware and Nakeya Isabell from Seattle’s African American Writers Alliance will include a live poetry performance before and after the screening of the film The Hate U Give, which depicts a story of blue on black violence and a community’s struggle to respond. The poets’ words will help the audience view the film from a personal lens. The artists will also facilitate a community conversation following the screening. “Cries out for Conversation” is made possible by a grant from 4Culture. The whole event is co-sponsored by the Backbone Campaign, V-M SURJ, Parents & Friends for Racial Equity on Vashon, and VISD Racial Equity Committee. Entrance by donation & no one turned away for lack of funds.