Imani Wallace

Lyrical Faith is a recent Master’s degree recipient in Higher Education from the Steinhardt School at New York University. Hailing from the Bronx, she is a New York native down to her socks. She’s an active leader in her community, servicing various organizations. She has written and performed poetry since the age of 12. She is the co-founder of a monthly open mic showcase for young adults in Harlem known as the Harlem Bomb Shelter. She’s the two-time slam champion and 2015 Poet of the Year at Syracuse University. Further, she is the 2016 Syracuse University Martin Luther King Jr. Unsung Hero award recipient, recognized for her social justice work and creative expression at the largest commemoration in the country for MLK Jr. on a college campus. Lyrical Faith strives to inspire, educate, and advocate for intersectional and institutional issues by merging the arts and activism with a faith-based worldview.
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