Girl Poets Slam American School System in Rhyme, and It’s a Sight to Behold

High school students Belissa Escobedo, Rhiannon McGavin, and Zariya Allen were on Queen Latifah’s show the other day to perform a slam poetry piece called “Somewhere in America.” The powerful piece sheds a critical (and much needed) light on the intentional “gaps” in the American school system, where atrocities and institutionalized racism are glossed over or […]

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Slam Poetry: Shrinking Women

[su_youtube url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQucWXWXp3k”] Poetry can have a profound, visceral effect on a person, and in all honesty, few pieces of art have impacted me as much as this video. Slam poetry is an awesome, competitive form of spoken word poetry that is growing in popularity and being performed all across the country. This video of Lily […]

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