jessica Care moore is an internationally renowned poet/ publisher/
activist/ rock star/ playwright and actor.
She is a five-time Showtime at the Apollo winner; has featured on
hip-hop mega-star, Nas' "Nastradamus" album and was a returning star
of Russell Simmon's HBO Series, Def Poetry Jam.
After her legendary win on the Apollo stage, jessica Care moore was
approached by several book publishing companies, but in 1997, she
paved her own path and launched a publishing company of her own –
Moore Black Press. Which has released her first book; "The Words Don't
Fit In My Mouth," and several thousand copies. A few years later, she
followed up with her second collection of poetry and essays, "The
Alphabet Verses The Ghetto."
Moore Black Press proudly published famed poets, Saul Williams and
Shariff Simmons; Def Poetry Jam's co-founder, Danny Simmons, NBA
basket-ball player, Etan Thomas, activist and poet, Ras Baraka and
former Essence Magazine editor and author, Asha Bandele.
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