About UPROAR: Uproar Poetry is an online community supporting the growth and development of writers of color through free writer’s tips, prompts, exercises, and avenues where artist can share their work. Find out more by joining our Facebook group.
Anything that goes to the rhythm of the human heartbeat.
Words of warriors from the past, present and future.
Survival and victory in an urban jungle.
Influenced by these Poets:
Maya Angelou. Rita Dove, The Last Poets, Sonia Sanchez, Amiri Baraka, Clade McKay, Phillis Wheatley, Langston Hughes, Dudley Randall, Audre Lorde, Nikki Giovaanni, Ray Durem, James Emanuel, Margaret Walker, Frank Marshall Davis, Lucille Clifton
Soul Music, R&B, Hip Hop, Reggae, Gospel, Blues, Salsa and
Merengue, Jazz Rock and Roll
Thinks these artists give a great show:
Immortal Technique, Kalae Allday, Stacyann Chin, La Bruja, Rebel Diaz, Grito De Poetas, Simply Rob, Richard Dauphin, Kin 4 Life
Visit our Facebook group to comment or share a piece that reflects you!!!
Tuesdays | 10:00am – 11:00am | at the Central Harlem Senior Center
120 W. 140th Street Harlem, NY. Join the “Senior Creativity Class” facilitated by Kristin Jordan, founder of the Uproar Poetry Group. Workshops are designed for seniors but all are welcome. Questions? Contact UproarPoetry@gmail.com
Writing Circle (18+)
First Wednesdays (first Wednesday of every month) | 6:00pm – 7:30pm | at Hyacinth’s Haven
2374 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd Harlem, NY. Free and open Uproar writing circle. All 18+ are welcome. There’s a focus on poetry but room for all styles/forms of art are. For details contact UproarPoetry@gmail.com
Red Lotus Open Mic
Last Wednesdays (last Wednesday of the Month) | 7:00pm – 11:00pm | at Sister’s Uptown Bookstore
1942 Amsterdam Ave Harlem, NY. Uproar proudly donates support to Red Lotus Mic organized monthly by Right to Revolution. Subscribe to Pens Up Press or join the Uproar Facebook group to get information on upcoming Red Lotus Open Mics. For details contact UproarPoetry@gmail.com.