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Performance Poet

100 Poets reading. Isabel: This Ole House in 25th Annual Poetry Ink.

Moonstone Arts Center. Philadelphia, July 2021

The Poet Speaks - MISSISSIPPI GODDAM: REVISITED 2021 For Nina Simone. An evening of Poetry with contributors from the Philly Jawns: Four Women Revisited: A 20+20 Anthology. Co-Sponsored by the Pan-African Studies Department. Arcadia University. Friday May 26, 2021, 6-8pm

2020 Anthology Featured Poets. Sunday, January 24, 2021, 2pm. Moonstone Arts Center. Virtual Poetry Reading.

Artists & Poets Speak to Race, Racism and Anti-Racism. Arcadia University. Friday, October 16, 2020, 7-9pm

Old School Protests Poets, Sunday, August 23, 2020. Streamed live on Zoom and Facebook live. 1-4pm

Remembering Amiri Baraka. Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street. Philadelphia. Sunday, February 23, 2020.

Moonstone Poetry @ the Pub Marvin X, Lamont Steptoe, Kirwyn Sutherland and Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon. Sunday, February 3, 2020, 2pm

Remembering Amiri Baraka. Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street. Philadelphia. Sunday. October 6, 2019. 2pm-5. Moonstone Ink.

Moonstone Poetry @ the Pub. Edyth Rodriguez & Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon. Wednesday. February 6, 2019. 7pm.

Jazz for King. February 1, 2019. Sheraton Philadelphia. University City Hotel.

Sounds & Words: A Fundraiser for Moonstone Arts Center. Saturday, November 10, 2018. 6-11pm. 1199C Headquarters, 1319 Locust Street. Philadelphia, PA.


Kariamu, Umfundalai and a New Generation, “Black Artists Must Struggle”, Temple University. Conwell Dance Theater. April 13-14, 2018. 7:30 pm shows.

Not My President Reading. Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub. Sunday November 5, 2017. 2pm.

Remembering Gwendolyn Brooks. African American Museum. Philadelphia. Sunday. October 29, 2017. 2pm.

National Congress of Black Women. “A Celebration of Sisterhood: From Survivors to providers” . Delaware County Pennsylvania Chapter. Four Women Collective. Saturday. October 28, 2017.

“It’s a New Day”. “T is for Thank You.” By Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon. Retirement Celebration for Terri Shockley. Community Education Center. Friday October 26, 2017.

21st Annual Poetry Ink 100 Poets Reading. 1319 Locust St. Philadelphia. Sunday April 30, 2017.

Mercy College. Storytelling Workshop and Performance. April 3, 2017. (It Ain’t Easy to be Different and Braiding Hair #3).


Moonstone Poetry @ PhillyCAm. Tuesday, January 10, 2017. 699 Ranstead Street. Philadelphia. 6:30-8pm.

Poetry @ Toast. Sponsored by Moonstone Inc. 1201 Spruce St. Philadelphia. Wednesday. December 14, 2016.

“Sincerely Philadelphia”. First Person Arts. Christ Church Theater. Philadelphia. November 9, 2016.

Fundraiser. First World Theater. In Response To the Killing of Our Black Men. Community Education Center. 3500 Lancaster Avenue. Philadelphia. Sunday. August 28, 2016.

World Above Poetry Invited Feature. Dante House. Stockton University. Atlantic City. Wednesday May 18, 2016.

Poets on the Porch. Fox Chase Review. Ryerss Museum and Library. July 11, 2015.

Pop-Up Poetry It’s A Family Affair. National Museum of Jewish History, Tuesday May 5, 2015, along with the Temple University Department of Theater Poetic Ethnography class.

Bridge Crossing Jubilee. Slavery Museum. Selma, Alabama. Sunday March 8, 2015. Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” and the March in Selma.

Homeless Not Hopeless: Poets For Change 4th Annual Finale. Celebrating Philly’s Fallen Heroes. Vare Community Center. Saturday. June 14, 2014.

Pop-Up Performance Poetry. Temple University Department of Theater Poetic Ethnography Class. National Museum of Jewish History Museum. May 7, 2014.

Temple University Women of Color (TU-WOC). Four Women of Color: Celebrating Lorraine Hansberry, Miriam Makeba, Sonia Sanchez and Nina Simone. Howard Gittis Student Center. 7pm. Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

Opening Cultural Interlude: 16th Annual National Association of Multicultural Education (PA-NAME) Occupy Education: Empowering the 99%. Hosted by Temple University. April 11-12th. 2014.

100 Poet’s Reading. Sponsored by Moonstone and Poetry Ink 2014. Gershwin YMCA. Broad St. Philadelphia. April 6, 2014

Philly CAM. Mentor: Standing on the Shoulders of Others. Tuesday, November 12, 2013. An hour-long cable program featuring Dr. Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon and two of her mentees, TS Hawkins and Lyrispect (Nina Ball).

The Literary Death Match. Philadelphia episode 5. Reading from original short stories. October 8, 2013.

The Fox Chase Reading Series “Poets on the Porch”. Ryerss Museum and Library. 7370 Central Avenue. (Philadelphia) July 13, 2013. 1pm-4:30pm.

“Four Women: In Tribute to Nina Simone” Vare Recreation Center Stage, 2600 Morris Street, Philadelphia. Saturday. June 8, 2013.

Call and Response Arts Symposium “Black Artists Must Struggle” Conwell Dance Theater, Temple University. Saturday. April 20, 2013.

17th Annual Poetry Ink “100 Poets Reading”. Sunday, April 7, 2013. Artsbank. Philadelphia.

Women’s History Month Celebration “Honoring Miss Nina Simone”. IDEA Performing Arts Center. Camden, New Jersey. Saturday, March 30, 2013. 3pm to 5pm.


The National Writers Conference and Book Fair. “Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron”. Saturday, October 6, 2012.

Moonstone Arts Center Spring Celebration. Honoring Poet Laureate Sonia Sanchez and Odean Pope
First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia. Sunday. June 10, 2012


25th Annual National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE) Entertainment Showcase.
Thursday. May 31, 2012. Marriot Marquis Ballroom. Times Square. (New York).


Poets & Prophets Black History Month Presentation. Tuesday February 21, 2012. Moonstone Arts Center. 110 A. South 13th Street. Philadelphia.

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