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Poetry Slam

Presented by the Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists

Join us for a poetry slam on Thursday July 9th!

Prizes will be awarded to winners and there is an opportunity to perform at a National Association of Black Journalists Conference in August.

For more information or to perform contact

Sherri Day at 813-368-4955.

About the TBABJ

The Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists (TBABJ) was founded as the Suncoast Black Communicators, the group became the Tampa Bay area’s affiliate of the National Association of Black Journalists in 1990. The TBABJ now represents journalists of color in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Citrus, Hernando, Polk, Manatee and Pasco counties along the Suncoast of Florida.

The purpose of the TBABJ is to bring together people of African decent who work in the media, or media-related jobs throughout the Tampa Bay area.  Their mission:
The Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists strives to help ensure diversity in area media and accurate, balanced coverage of communities of color while serving as a resource for both established and aspiring communicators of African decent.

To contact the TBABJ you may email; or write Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists, P.O. Box 172092, Tampa, FL 33672-2092; phone (727) 893-8521

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