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Leroy Bean


Leroy Bean is a published author, TEDx performer, poetry and performance teacher, and Dayton native with more than 7 years of poetry experience. His background started with spoken word performances and grew to include live entertainment production, creative writing workshops, publications in 6 different literary magazines, and self-publication of his poetry book “The Love and Theory of Womanology.” In addition to being an individual artist, Leroy has spent a great deal of his time and energy doing community work in Dayton through the poetry collective Underdog Academy and Baldwin Café, a bookstore with a Black literature focus and community event space.

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What is Beauty? x Leroy Bean (A set of Haiku's)


Leroy Bean on "The Love and Theory of Womanology" - Keynote at Ohio Dominican University

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