Voices of A People's History

Voices of A People's History

Tue. October 30, 2018

7:00 pm (event ends at 8:30 pm)


Voices of A People's History
Voices of A People's History
Voices of a People's History at The Nuyorican Poets Cafe
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 – 7:00PM-8:30PM
236 East 3rd Street, New York, NY 10009

Voices of a People’s History of the United States brings to life the extraordinary history of ordinary people who built the movements for social justice in the United States. By giving public expression to rebels, dissenters, and visionaries from our past—and present—VOICES seeks to educate and inspire a new generation working for social justice.

Featuring performances by:

Staceyann Chin, spoken word poet, performing artists and LGBT rights political activist; Rosal Colon, best known for playing Ouija on the Netflix series Orange is the New Black; Kathy Engel, poet, educator, social justice activist and co- founder of numerous organizations and projects including MADRE, the international women's human rights group.Mariposa María Teresa Fernández,Puerto Rican poet and performance artist born and raised in the Bronx; Papoleto Melendez, poet and playwright, one of the founding poets of the Nuyorican poetry movement; Martha Redbone, multi award-winning musician and songstress celebrated for her tasty gumbo of roots music embodying the folk and country sounds in the Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky mixed with the eclectic grit of her years in pre-gentrified Brooklyn, with Aaron Whitby, a London-born producer, composer/songwriter and pianist, longtime collaborator Martha Redbone.

$10 Tickets Online (TicketFly-Nuyorican Poets Cafe)
$15 At the Door

For more information about VOICES, visit:

Venue Information:
Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 E. 3rd Street
New York, NY, 10009