For this Roulette, Bougie Nerdy Black Woman hosted.Still, The Rouletters showed up to not apologize for being who they are. DONNA DECHEN BIRDWELL showed that in the great drama of life, you can’t keep apologizing for who you are.

NICOLE CORTICHIATO couldn’t bring herself to apologize for an elementary reaction from a crush.

HOPE RUIZ owed no apologies for her inner strength.

CHARLA HATHAWAY was unapologetic about exploring her own sexuality and healing others.

STEPHANIE WEBB offered no apologies to rich people.

RG HOOK delivered the most f-bomb laden nonapology about the changing demographics due to forced immigration. TERESA Y. ROBERSON spoke of being unapologetically comfortable in her own skin, regardless of whether she was too Black or not Black enough for some people.

THOM THE WORLD POET, accompanied by DANIEL DAVILA on guitar, brought up  the fact that indigenous people of his homeland, Australia, along with other indigenous people, were owed more than an apology.

 

Click on the following link to view the performances of these open mic artists: BIRDMAN 313, TREV, JEFFREY & JANELL TAYLOR, ELLEN BRAVERMAN, DANIEL DAVILA, RG HOOK, FONTY FOX, NICOLE CORTICHIATO, HOPE RUIZ, & SUNDAY THOM accompanied by DANIEL DAVILA  on oboe.

OPEN MIC BIRDMAN 313 TREV JANELLE & JEFFREY TAYLOR ELLEN BRAVERMAN DANIEL DAVILA BRIAN GROSZ RG HOOK FONTY FOX NICOLE CORTICHIATO HOPE RUIZ EDITH TAPIA

THOM THE WORLD POET & DANIEL DAVILA on oboe.