Mel Vee X

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Mel Vee X is a Black queer (out)spoken word artist, burlesque performer and photographer. She’s cofounding member of Uproot YYC, an artist collective by and for Artists of Colour in Mohkinstsis/Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Hey unflinching dedication to telling hard truths is the heart of her craft.

Uproot YYC – Uprooting Systemic Racism in the Arts, Centering Ourselves

An Ode to the Radiant Black Woman I Saw on the Train

40 Below Love Poem

A Non-Suicide Note of an Obviously Non-suicidal Coloured Girl when the Rainbow is Enuf