This Program will feature Carlos Andres Gomez, a spoken word artist who's performace will engage students about his experiences as a Latino through slam poetry. Carlos is an award-winning poet, actor, speaker, and author of the memoir Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhood, released by Penguin Random House. A star of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, TV One’s Verses and Flow, and Spike Lee’s #1 movie Inside Man with Denzel Washington, you may know him from his viral poems, “Where are you really from?” and “What Latino Looks Like,” which have garnered millions of views online. Carlos recently partnered with John Legend for Senior Orientation, a program to counteract bullying and champion inclusive masculinity among high school students.
Wednesday, November 15 at 6:00pm
Mendenhall Student Center, Hendrix Theater
Greenville, NC 27858-4353