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Nick Courmon recites his original poem, "Cartoons"

Spoken-word artist and poet Nick Courmon in the KPBZ studio
Savanna Rothe
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Spokane Public Radio
Spoken-word artist and poet Nick Courmon in the KPBZ studio

Spoken-word artist recites his poem about struggling to speak and finding your voice

Nick Courmon is an international poet, spoken-word artist, recording artist, workshop facilitator and motivational speaker from Greensboro, NC.

Nick has been writing poetry since 2009 and performing since 2011. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in 2019 with a B.A. in political science with a pre-law concentration. He is currently enrolled at North Carolina Central University where he is studying to receive his M.A. in African American History.

He also serves as the Community Engagement Coordinator for the North Carolina Coalition for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (NCCADP). In addition to his work with the NCCADP, Nick is also currently serving as the spokesperson for the campaign to free Billie Allen from federal death row.

More info about Nick is available at his website.