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Tariq Toure': The Power of the Pen

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Join us on January 18th at 8 PM for an incredibly moving evening with the award-winning poet, Tariq Touré along with a speical guest and a short performance by Lu Fuki and Divine Providence hosted by the one and only emcee Big Fresh!

Tariq Touré is an award-winning Poet from West, Baltimore, Maryland. Among publications that have featured his work is Muslim Matters, Salon, Washington Post, Al Jazeera and Sapelo Square, The Nation magazine, and LA Times. 

Black Seeds, Toure's debut collection of poetry is ranked among the top in African American Poetry and Literature on Amazon and the winner of Best Poetry Book of Baltimore in 2016 by City Paper Magazine. Touré has been a featured lecturer/performer at Howard University, Princeton University, Georgetown University, among many others. He has been regarded by legendary hip hop artist Black Thought as the Amiri Baraka of our era. Imam Omar Suleiman has identified Tariq as a vessel of the Muslim community. 

Touré is the author of 2 Parts Oxygen, his sophomore collection exploring faith, family, and fatherhood.

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