It’s Famous Friday!
Elizabeth Acevedo Elizabeth is an Afro-Latina Dominican-American poet and author. She was born to Dominican immigrants and raised in New York. She obtained a BA in Performing Arts from George Washington University and a MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Maryland. At the age of 12 she decided she wanted to be a rapper and wrote her first lyric. At 14 she competed in her first poetry slam. In 2016 she became a National Slam Champion. She has performed at the Lincoln Center, Madison Square garden, the Kennedy [...]