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Poetic Justice: A Documentary on Durham, Hip Hop and Spoken Word

Published on 31 May 2011 at 10:26 am. 4 Comments.
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I’m working on a documentary about an after-school program I’m involved with called Poetic Justice. Check out this poem from one of our students and peep an article I wrote about the program below: North Carolina is emerging as one of the hotbeds of the international spoken word and slam poetry scene, with several nationally […]

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hip hop and spoken word curriculum in Durham public school system

Published on 6 Mar 2011 at 11:54 am. No Comments.
Filed under education,Hip-Hip,positivity,spoken word.

A few months ago I started working with an incredible spoken word artist, Kane “Novakane” Smego, a member of the Sacrificial Poets. He was in the midst of developing a curriculum called YouTh ink, which empowers teenage youth through spoken word. We combined YouTh ink with the Blackademics curriculum (learn more about that here) and […]

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