Gabriel Ramirez: Slam Poet, Writer, and Activist

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: Campus Center Multi-Purpose Room

Gabriel Ramirez is a writer, poet, playwright, educator, and activist. He is the 2012 Knicks Poetry Slam Champion and a member of the 2012 Urban Word NYC slam team. Featured in an off-broadway production of “Black Ink” he debuted “Sankofa” a one-man show he wrote and acted in himself, collaborating with award-winning choreographer and director, Nicco Annan.

Check out Gabriel's "On Realizing I Am Black" here.

Gabriel has performed on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre, United Nations, New York Live Arts, Lincoln Center, Apollo Theatre and other venues & universities around the nation. He has also been featured in the Huffington Post, Vibe Magazine, Blavity, Upworthy and at a TEDxYouth Conference.

Gabriel ranked 2nd in New York City in Youth Slam and won the 2013 National Poetry Youth Slam Championship in Boston and has gone on to represent New York City at the National Poetry Slam festival on teams ranking top 10 in 2014 and 2015.

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