Annual MLK Day Brunch and Workshop “Writing Your Own Freedom Song” with Tasleem Jamila

January 21, 2019

Tasleem Jamila is an International Poet, Vocalist, Author, Speaker, Educator and Holistic Health Advocate. She is CEO of My Soul Speaks, a company that creates interactive workshop/ presentation/performances across the world. Her work focuses on social action, community healing and revitalization through art and expression. This interactive workshop highlights the way hip hop, culture and spoken word theater can contribute to freedom, justice and equality for all people. Throughout the workshop, students will write and perform their own poems, spoken word pieces or songs. Brunch will be served at 12:45 p.m. A 70-80 minute workshop will follow refreshments. Attendance is limited to 40 students. Please RSVP to Open to College Students ONLY (KVCC and WMU students welcome).

For accommodations and further information, contact Natalia Carvalho-Pinto (269) 337-7208 or

Intercultural Center at Kalamazoo College, Hicks Center, 1200 Academy.

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