My mission as a creative is to transform spaces into arts spaces where people can learn and grow together. Art is transformative. My vision as an artist has allowed me the opportunity to use art to teach, mobilize, activate and bring together people of all walks of life. I will continue to share my words in communion with all-- from schoolchildren as I use my poetry to teach history, social skills and life lessons to seniors enrolled in a poetry workshop of mine, learning to articulate their thoughts and emotions through rhyme and verse. I travel this world with art as my sharpest and most valuable tool. I am a poet of and for the people.
About the ArtistKhadijah Z. Ali-Coleman, Ed.D. is the 2023 Poet Laureate of Prince George's County, MD. Dr. Ali-Coleman is a cultural curator, community organizer, theatre producer, director, nationally recognized speaker, and multi-genre writer. She is author of the children's book Mariah's Maracas and co-editor of the book Homeschooling Black Children in the US: Theory, Practice and Popular Culture. She is editor of the Liberated Muse anthology book series and has creative work and scholary writings featured in several books. Her plays have been staged, workshopped and read on dozens of stages. She is founder of Liberated Muse Arts Group and performs as the artist, Khadijah Moon. Khadijah Ali-Coleman is a member of the Baltimore-based writing group, Zora's Den, as well as a professional member of national organization, The Dramatists Guild, The Recording Academy (home of the GRAMMY awards) and the Association of African American Museums. She was a Theater Alliance Quadrant Playwright from 2019-2021, a 2019 Fulbright-Hays scholar, a 2015 Maryland State Arts Council Independent Artist awardee and a 2012 Prince George’s County Social Innovation Fund Forty Under 40 awardee.
Khadijah Ali-Coleman website General Website Khadijah Ali-Coleman website Music Website Khadijah Ali-Coleman website Liberated Muse's Website
Mami Wata- Liberated Muse at The Kennedy Center (2019)
Liberated Muse: Zora Past the Sun - Millennium Stage (January 20, 2023)
Dr. Khadijah Ali-Coleman's Keynote Address at Prince George's Community College (Fall 2022)
BE WHO YOU ARE (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)
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