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Save the dates for the 14th Annual First Person Arts Festival: Nov. 4-15!

Tickets on sale to FPA members: 9/4. Tickets on sale to all: 9/10.

Thanks to all who joined us for our SOLD OUT BEyond Expectations show!

Tariq ‘Black Thought’ Trotter of The Roots, Super Bowl champion Raheem Brock, DJ Rich Medina, and everyday males of color performed powerful personal stories celebrating the lives and experiences of black males.

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#103 Black Thought of The Roots Goes “BEyond Expectations”

Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter of The Roots gets personal with stories of his father’s murder, addiction, homelessness, and how thanks to a lot of hard work, he became a multi Grammy Award-winning recording artist.

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BEyond Expectations: Engaging Males of Color was co-presented with The City of Philadelphia DBHIDS. The First Person Arts Podcast is made possible thanks to support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Special thanks to WHYY’s NewsWorks. Photo credit: Darragh Dandurand.