Ricky Simone: The Hip Hop Activist will be presenting awards at the 2015 Flagpole Athens Music Awards. The show will feature live music from a hand-selected lineup of our favorite local artists, as well as a special non-music performance to be announced.
The Hot Corner Celebration & Soul Food Festival is a free, annual summer celebration of the diverse community. Hot Corner (intersection of Hull and Washington Streets) is the historic African-American business district in Athens, Georgia. Ricky Simone performs 6:20-6:30pm.
Internationally Known Poet Georgia Me presents The 7th Annual TAMIKA FESTIVAL 2015 "WE ARE ONE". This week long series of events concludes on Saturday, May 9 with the "TAMIKA FEST FINALE CELEBRATION-THE EVERYBODY PARTY!!" POETRY SLAM & RALLY: 4P-8P POETRY & LIVE MUSIC SHOW: 9pm- UNTIL
In honor of National Poetry Month, the Institute for African American Studies and Graduate and Professional Scholars (GAPS) at the University of Georgia is hosting a spoken word event “The Stoop: An evening of Spoken Word & Art." Queen of Spoken Word, Georgia Me will be the host and headliner at this event! This event will also highlight other spoken word, poetry and musical artists from both the university and Athens community to bring diversity and range to the microphone.
Beyond FergUSon: A Community Empowerment Summit is a free one day summit that will include an activist fair, book discussion, keynote address, and workshops regarding individual rights, positive self-image, economic inequality, community policing, participation in local government, coalition building across oppressed communities and much more. The Closing Concert starts at 4:30pm and will feature spoken word and musical performances.
Sounds Like: Queen Latifah, MC Lyte
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Ricky Simone: The Hip Hop Activist is a Black lesbian human rights activist. She performs hip hop music & poetry with thought provoking content intending to inspire love and the liberation of op...See Full Bio