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Black Rootedness Poetry Reading

An exploration of the themes of home, love, collective memory, and strong women, Black Rootedness, A Poetry Reading focuses on building community across continents through verse. Inspired by the anthology Black Rootedness: 54 Poets from Africa to America, edited by Karla Brundage of the West Oakland to West Africa project, this poetry reading features writers from California to Kenya. Join Karla Brundage and Oceanside’s Rameses Setekh of Sown in Truth Orations as they host on Saturday, December 10. Gather early for community and coffee at 10 am followed by the poetry reading at 11 am.

Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 door.


Dec 10 2022


Community and Coffee, 10-11. Poetry Reading 11 am-1 pm.
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Dec 10 2022
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Brooks Theater, Oceanside Theatre Company


Brooks Theater, Oceanside Theatre Company
217 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054

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