PAMM Fund For African American Art: Aja Monet

Aja Monet is an American contemporary poet, writer, lyricist and activist of Cuban-Jamaican descent from Brooklyn, New York. Earlier this year, Monet performed at the Fourth Annual Reception for the PAMM Fund for African American Art.


Revisit Monet’s performance and watch her discuss the importance of the Fund for African American Art, and why your support is crucial.


​Monet, who is the youngest individual to win the legendary Nuyorican Poet’s Café Grand Slam title, recited “Black Joy” and “My Mother Was A Freedom Fighter” at the event – bringing the crowd to its feet.

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