Lyrical Faith is a recent Master’s degree recipient from New York University’sSteinhardt School of Culture, Education & Human Development. Hailing from the Bronx, she is a New York native down to her socks. She’s an active leader in her community, servicing various organizations including the Phoenix Sorority of Minisink, IMPACT Repertory Theatre, New York Urban League Young Professionals and the North Manhattan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
She has written and performed spoken word poetry since the age of 12. She is the co-founder of a monthly open mic showcase for young adults in Harlem known as the Harlem Bomb Shelter. She’s the 2014 two-time winning slam champion and 2015 Verbal Blend Poet of the Year at Syracuse University. Further, she is the 2016 Syracuse University Martin Luther King Jr. Unsung Hero award recipient, recognized for her social justice work and creative expression at the largest commemoration in the country for Martin Luther King Jr. on a college campus. Through her poetry, Lyrical Faith strives to inspire, educate and advocate for intersectional and institutional issues by merging the arts and activism with a faith-based worldview.
Internationally, she has been featured at the University of Pretoria and the University of Johannesburg in South Africa as well as various venues in Paris, France. Locally, she has been featured at the Great New York State Fair, the annual Harlem Week festival, City College of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Syracuse University, New York University, St. John’s University, PACE University, has been heard on Sway In The Morning’s Radio Show, as well as many more.
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