Tatjana Rebelle (they/she) is a mother, activist, organizer, writer, performer and promoter. They have lived in Indianapolis most of their life. Which is where they learned to use their writing to deal with growing up in the midwest as a non-binary, first generation Afro-German and Queer person in the midwest. They are the founder and host of VOCAB. An all-inclusive monthly spoken word and live music event that began in 2006 . They have been fighting for social justice for communities of color, QTBIPOC rights for several years. They provide trainings tackling racial inequity, writing workshops, diversity and inclusion consultation and more. Their work gives them the chance to follow in their idol, Bayard Rustin’s, footsteps in taking a nonviolent stance against global and local oppression. Their goal is to bring art and activism to the people that need to hear it the most, with every action they take.