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Khadijah Ali-Coleman

Author's Bio

Khadijah “Moon” Ali-Coleman is a writer and an arts communications professional with significant work in theater arts, music, and youth development. She has performed on stages across the country as a spoken word artist, actress and singer. She has also written works for the stage, including her play Running: AMOK which appeared in the 5th Annual Capital Fringe Fest in 2010. Production of her first play Shades of Black: a thought in progress in 2008 sparked her interest in using theater as a tool to reach and educate audiences on how to advocate and create change in their communities. Because of her work, she has been invited as a presenter to numerous national conferences including the Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed (PTO) Conference , the Mosaic Literary Conference, and BlogHer Conference, to name of few. She is or has been a member of PTO, the Washington Area Music Association, ASCAP, and the National Association of Black Journalists. She has been a member of the leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa for over fifteen years. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Mass Communications from Towson University with a minor in Writing and a Bachelor of Arts in African-American Studies & Mass Media from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Visit her website at http://www.KhadijahOnline.com for more information.

Publications and Prizes

Performances:
Capital Hill Arts Workshop (2009), PTO Conference 2009 (2009), Seen But Not Heard Benefit Show (2009), The Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest (2009), The Potter's House (2009), DC Arts Center (2008)

Khadijah Ali-Coleman Resume

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
Octavia Butler Robert Frost Nikki Giovanni Tinu Abayomi-Paul

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Listing last updated: June 13, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Spoken Word Artist
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Other
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Washington , DC
Raised in:
Washington, DC

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