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November CommUNITY Meeting: Ebo Barton

Ebo Barton
Ebo Barton

Event Details

Come learn about the life of this Black and Filipino, Transgender and Non-Binary, poet and educator.

Ebo Barton currently resides in Seattle, Washington by way of Los Angeles, California. As a representative of Seattle, they’ve been on 4 National Slam Teams and participated at 3 Individual World Poetry Slams. Their most notable poetry slam accolade is placing 5th in the world in 2016. Ebo curated and directed, How to Love THIS Queer Body of Color: An Unapology and wrote and directed the award-winning play, Rising Up.

Their work touches on political issues from a personal point of view and often is birthed from the struggles of living in the identities that they are. Ebo believes in the power of language and art as a tool for revolution.

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm University Student Union , Lewis & Clark Room 262

Parking Information

Paid Parking Lot near the University Student Union is available.