jessica Care moore to Perform at 6th Annual Restoration Rocks Concert
Bed-Stuy Patch - over 4 years
Poet, playwright, actor and activist jessica Care moore may have left Brooklyn 12 years ago, but her thumbprint on the borough remains firmly embedded.
Moore moved from her hometown of Detroit to Brooklyn in the mid-90s and soon after began working as a journalist at the Daily Challenge, when the newspaper's home office was still at Restoration Plaza.
jessica Care moore is a wordsmith, loves to tell stories and loves the stage. So it wasn't long before she found herself running in Brooklyn's most happening poetry circles alongside a cadre of well-respected poets of that time, including Saul, Asha Bandele, Liza Jesse Peterson, Ras Baraka and a host of others.
She gave five winning performances at the Apollo Theater in Harlem and then formed the band "Detroit Red," setting her prose to rock, peppered with a dash of stage drama. And in 1997, she founded Moore Black Press and released her first book, "The Words Don't Fit In My Mouth." A few years later, she followed up with her s
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