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Joe Davis

Artist, Educator, and Speaker

Headshot of a person of dark skin tone and a short black mustache/beard, with a pensive look on their face and hand raised to chin, wearing a black fedora like hat and suit with gold accents.
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Joe Davis is a nationally-touring artist, educator, and speaker based in Minneapolis, MN. He employs poetry, music, theater, and dance to shape culture. His work has been featured on BET, CNN, and VH1. He is the Founder and Director of multimedia production company, The New Renaissance, the frontman of emerging soul funk band, The Poetic Diaspora, co-creator of JUSTmove, racial justice education through art, and author of We Rise Higher: Poems and Prayers for Graduates.