[PAST EVENT] AMP and BSO Present: Dominique Christina
LocationSadler Center, The Commonwealth Auditorium
200 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Access & Features
- Open to the public
Want to listen to some amazing poetry?
Alma Matter Productions and the Black Student Organization bring you Dominique Christina.
Dominique Christina, mother to four children, is an Afro Latina writer, performer, educator, and activist. She was National Poetry Slam Champion in 2011, and Women of the World Slam Champion in 2012 and 2014. She is presently the only poet to win Women of the World twice. Her work is influenced by her family's legacy in the Civil Rights Movement. Her grandfather, Byron Johnson was a Hall of Fame shortstop for the Kansas City Monarchs in the Negro League's. Her cousin Carlotta Walls-Lanier, one of 9 students to desegregate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas is a Congressional Medal of Honor winner. As a survivor of childhood sexual violence, her work centers on advocacy for victims of violence.