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Contact: Lynn Stewart, Centenary News Service
318-869-5120 or 869-5709

'A Touch of R.E.A.L.L.I.T.Y' to Perform Jan. 22 at Centenary College

SHREVEPORT -- A trio of poets named "A Touch of Reallity" will present a program dealing with contemporary social issues at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22 in Centenary College's Kilpatrick Auditorium. The program is free and open to the public as a service of the Student Activities Board.

The trio brings together multiple variations of voices of an enraged people to words, in a continuation of the African oral tradition. Its members are young poets who enjoyed reciting poetry in their college days at Kean College of New Jersey. They are Craig Knight, a 1994 graduate with a B.A. in English; Horace Jackson, a 1995 graduate with a B.A. in theater; and Tamara Davis, a 1996 graduate with a B.A. in communications.

The group notes that their "reallity" stands for "Refine Everyone All Life Lives In The Young" and that they are dedicated to uplifting humanity. Their programs touch on such subjects as AIDS, television's effect on American children, and the day-to-day experiences of a young black male.

For further information, contact Tamika Sims of the Centenary Student Activities Board at (318) 869-5736.

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