Mo Beasley

Mo Beasley is an award-winning American performance poet, educator, author, and public speaker with more than 20 years of experience in sexuality, race, manhood, and arts advocacy work. A native of Boston, Beasley graduated from Howard University with a BA in Theater Arts and currently lives in Brooklyn, where he is a teaching artist at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. On the performance stage, Beasley has appeared with Sonia Sanchez, Abiodun Oyewole of The Last Poets, Louis Reyes Rivera, Nana Camille Yarbrough, and many others. He has performed at venues such as the Blue Note (New York City), Nuyorican Poets Cafe, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and the American Museum of Natural History, among others. On the topics of manhood, sexuality, and art as action, Mo has been quoted, profiled, and/or featured on both local and national media outlets, including BETJ (My Two Cents television talk show), NPR’s News and Notes, FOX 5 News, Rolling Out Urban Style Weekly, XM Satellite Rad

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