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Feb 10th EVENT: Bless the Blood

Feb 10th EVENT: Bless the Blood

Walela Nehanda + Clarkisha Kent

Reparations Club
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WHO & WHAT:  An IRL EVENT with  YA author + poet, Walela Nehanda, as we celebrate their debut YA poetry + essay collection, Bless the Blood. Walela will be joined in conversation with writer, culture critic, and author Clarkisha Kent and feature musical accompaniment by Rett Madison. 

WHEN: Saturday, February 10, 2024 @ 7pm PST (doors @ 6:30pm)

WHERE: In-Person at Reparations Club (3054 S. Victoria Ave.)

HEALTH & SAFETY: COVID REQUIREMENTS: Face covering while indoors is required to attend in-person. No exceptions.  


HOW: Reserve an IRL ticket from the drop down below:

• FREE RSVP W/ SIGNED BOOK: This ticket guarantees a seat including a SIGNED book copy available for pick up at the event. Select 'Local Pickup' at checkout to waive shipping.

• FREE *STANDBY*: IRL Event entry based on capacity. Limited Signed copies will be available for purchase during the event. Due to our limited capacity, please only RSVP if you plan to attend.

• SIGNED BOOK ONLY: Can't make it IRL but want a signed copy? We'll ship it to you after the event!

      Please email us if you have any additional needs, questions, or accessibility concerns.



      Walela Nehanda is a nonbinary cultural worker, stem cell transplant and cancer survivor, and mental health advocate born and based in Los Angeles, California. BLESS THE BLOOD is their debut.

      Clarkisha Kent is a Nigerian American writer, culture critic, former columnist, and author of Fat Off, Fat On: A Big Bitch Manifesto. Her writing has been featured in outlets like Entertainment Weekly, Essence, gal-dem, PAPER, BET, HuffPost, MTV News, The Root, and more.

      She is also the creator of #TheKentTest, a media litmus test designed to evaluate the quality of representation that exists for Black women and women of color in film and other media. Additionally, she co-created a more recent media litmus test—with fat liberation activist SydneySky G—titled The Kelli & Kat Test. The test was crafted in order to analyze the caliber of media that exists for fat [Black] women and/or non-men.


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