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4 weeks ago

Empoword

On Sunday at 7, we're opening up a digital space to support Black Lives Matter - join us on YouTube for poetry, spoken word, rap and reflections.

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1 month ago

Empoword

Just listen to this: Desree - four years ago - at Word Up. 2:26 of incontrovertible truth about a system that murders.

"In lands where our ancestors helped build the wealth,
When will we be able to afford justice?"

#BlackLivesMatter #GeorgeFloyd
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2 months ago

Empoword

After six wonderful weeks of #PoetryinthePandemic we press pause tomorrow- until we launch the next phase! Before our brief hiatus, Desree BananaSharma & Saleha are going to reflect. You can find them at 3, tomorrow, live on the @HOMESlough Instagram. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

Empoword

3pm tomorrow, #PoetryinthePandemic continues. Banana Sharma will be in conversation with Tasneim Zyada, Numan and NO’MANE. Three Empoword originals we can't wait to catch up with! Find us at 3 on the HOME Slough Instagram page. Made possible with support from HOME Slough. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

Empoword

This Thursday our wonderful host, Saleha, is leading our weekly #poetryinthepandemic workshop. Her last session was *so* engaging and rich with learning - we're really excited for the next one.

🔗Sign up link: forms.gle/8swBMmTWkBHvEKYW8

A free opportunity made possible by HOME Slough.

No experience necessary. No sharing necessary. No need to have pieces prepared. Just join us on Zoom with a pen and paper📝
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It’s the hottest day of the year ! Keep safe with plenty of water and sun cream if your out in the sun. Here is a great film we made a while back for @bbcideas “Black Don’t Crack” @ayesharamsay @lilaphina with thanks to @empowordslough @AikSaath https://t.co/FtlNcbRPwZ

🗣‘Through a Different Lens’ are looking for poems inspired by the theme ‘What my Windrush experience and heritage means to me’. Read about their Caribbean stories poetry competition and FREE workshop in the Slough Libraries and Culture Blog 😀 https://t.co/jAh97bLIN9

Please check out @TADLFilmMkting and get involved their latest project #CaribbeanStories #poetrycompetition launching on #WindrushDay2020 with support from Caribbean communities in #Slough and #Reading as well as @mhclg @ResourceProds and @ace_southeast

📢 @ResourceProds are hosting their 1st ever online showcase event this weekend. Music, sculpture, painting, song, poetry, theatre, photography and film. Come join me 🎭 Sunday 14th June 7pm. Tickets on sale until 4:30pm Sunday: https://t.co/9YhNNbO4By

Powerful poetic protest online with @empoword this evening featuring @Dezziiee_ @saleha_latif @maztalks_ and so many more amazing artists #BlackLivesMatterUK thanks to @AikSaath #BLM #blmslough

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