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Unit Six Assignment (Black Women's Rhetoric Project): Part Two

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This is the SECOND part of an assignment connected to the Youtube Channel (BlackWomynRhetProject) that asks students to connect black women writers during BAM to Spoken Word Artists today.

This is the SECOND part of an assignment connected to the Youtube Channel (BlackWomynRhetProject) that asks students to connect black women writers during BAM to Spoken Word Artists today.

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  • 1. The Black Women’s Rhetoric Project http://blackwomenrhetproject.org Unit Six Go through the playlist videos of From the Black the eight, contemporary Arts Movement to spoken word artists listed Spoken Word here. Choose one of the Artists contemporary poetsto compareto the BAM artist that you chose in PART I. ToPart II of Your borrow from Royster’s Assignment terminology: what are the rhetorical continuities? Background: Sunni Patterson’s “We Made It” at Def Poetry Jam
  • 2. Why Spoken Word Poetry?Mahogany Browne What we know today as the modern spoken word movement StayceyAnn Chin refers to word-based Zora Howard performances that often fuse Aja Monet music, dance, and theater. Spoken Word poetry in the U.S. jessica Care moore has its origins in the Harlem Sunni Patterson Renaissance and the Blues. It gained its current popularity in Rha Goddess 1960s black communities’Liza Jessie Peterson Freedom Struggles, especially with BAM, and with iconic poets Background: Sunni Patterson’s like the Last Poets. “We Made It” at Def Poetry Jam
  • 3. Mahogany Browne Browne is a Cave CanemFellow,editor of the womens anthology His Rib: Stories, Poems & Essays by HER, and author of several books including her latest book of poems: Swag. http://mobrowne.blogspot.com/
  • 4. StaceyAnn ChinBorn 1972Chin is a reknowned spoken word poet and LGBTQ activist.Her popular one-woman shows include:"Hands Afire," "Unspeakable Things" and "Border/Clash."
  • 5. Zora Howard Howard is a Harlem-raised writer, spoken word artist, actress, and activist. She was a member of the 2006 Urban Word NYC Slam Team which placed second at the Brave New Voices Youth National Slam. http://poetzorahoward.tumblr.com/
  • 6. Aja Monet Monet received a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and an MFA in Creative Writing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She independently published her first book of poetry, The Black Unicorn Sings, and collaborated with poet/musician Saul Williams on the book Chorus: a literary mixtape. Her first CD, Scared To Make Love/Scared Not To, is a testament to her creative lens and a social commentary on the discussion of love. http://ajamonet.mvmt.com/
  • 7. jessica Care mooreBorn 1971Founder and CEO of Moore Black Press, the Detroit native first won acclaim as the first poet to ever win the nationally televised “Showtime at the Apollo” 5 times in a row. In that same year, she was featured in SlamNation which followed her and the 1996 Nuyorican Poetry Slam Team.http://mooreblackpress.com/
  • 8. Sunni Patterson An advocate of Holistic Health and Healing, Patterson is dedicated to the growth and evolution of humanity. She deliberately uses art as a tool to recognize, address, and eliminate all forms of oppression. Before touring and lecturing full time, this graduate of Tuskegee University taught as a full time High School teacher in the New Orleans Public Schools and as an instructor at Kuumba Academy African Centered School. http://www.sunnipatterson.com/
  • 9. Rha GoddessRha Goddess is a hip- hop artist and playwright who coined the term "floetry” to describe her blend of rhythm, poetry, hip-hop and politics. She independently released her solo album, Soulah Vibe, in 2000.
  • 10. Liza Jessie Peterson Liza began her poetry career at the famed Nuyorican Poets Café in 1995 as part of the “Underground Slam Poetry/Spoken Word” movement before it attracted national obsession. She assembled Ghetto Orchestra, a band of musicians who complimented her poetry and monologues. She has written eight plays and was a recipient of a 2003 New York Foundation for The Arts (NYFA) grant for her one woman play “The Peculiar Patriot.” http://www.lizajessiepeterson.com/
  • 11. Why Spoken Word Poetry?Mahogany Browne What we know today as the modern spoken word movement StayceyAnn Chin refers to word-based Zora Howard performances that often fuse Aja Monet music, dance, and theater. Spoken Word poetry in the U.S. jessica Care moore has its origins in the Harlem Sunni Patterson Renaissance and the Blues. It gained its current popularity in Rha Goddess 1960s black communities’Liza Jessie Peterson Freedom Struggles, especially with BAM, and with iconic poetsBackground: Sunni Patterson’s like the Last Poets.“We Made It” at Def Poetry Jam
  • 12. The Black Women’s Rhetoric Project http://blackwomenrhetproject.org Unit Six Go through the playlist videos of From the Black Arts the eight, contemporary Movement to Spoken spoken word artists listed Word Artists here. Choose one of the contemporary poetsto compareto the BAM artist that Part II of Your you chose in PART I. To borrow from Royster’s Assignment terminology: what are the rhetorical continuities?Background: Sunni Patterson’s“We Made It” (Def Poetry Jam)