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Bassey Ikpi & Marc Bamuthi Joseph

8/26/2019 at 6:00 PM

Spoken-word poet, writer, and mental health advocate Bassey Ikpi breaks open our understanding of mental health by giving us intimate access to her own in her debut collection of essays I’m Telling the Truth, but I’m Lying. Join Bassey for a reading and conversation from and about her book with VP and Artistic Director of Social Impact at the Kennedy Center, Marc Bamuthi Joseph.

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Bassey Ikpi
Marc Bamuthi Joseph

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