When they ask you how I survived,
tell them I lived as a black girl.
Spoken Word Artist | Poet | Songwriter
Alexis Green is a spoken word artist, poet, songwriter, and proud Christian from Irvington, NJ. Having a passion for the arts, Alexis obtained her bachelor's degree from Rider University, where she studied popular music studies and arts administration; and her master's degree from The New School, where she studied creative writing.
With over 10 years of experience in performance poetry, Alexis has led multiple creative writing groups, served as a teaching artist, and has won several competitions, including the NAACP Newark ACT-SO’s regional competition in Spoken Word, during the premiere year of the category.
Alexis has also guest appeared on The Roland Martin Show, a result of her semi-viral video “Let’s Really Talk,” and continues to utilize her platform to speak on important issues, in addition to her creative work.
if a rose can grow
from the concrete,
then maybe the streets
are just gardens
that haven’t found