Dr. Michael Anthony Ingram
Spoken Word Artist
Dr. Ingram is a retired university professor and social change activist. A Washington DC resident, he is committed to employing the arts, specifically poetry, to disseminate information and raise awareness about issues related to power, identity, and oppression. Widely known as The Counseling Poet, he has gained an international reputation as a spoken word artist and performance poet. A Pushcart poetry prize nominee, Dr. Ingram has traveled extensively, reciting his works and conducting workshops on building cultural competency and empathy skills through poetry and metaphor.