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Greatest Hits-Bigger Than Hip-Hop: Youth Speakin' for Themselves

Saturday, November 16, 2013 By Staff, Making Contact National Radio Project | Report
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Spoken word. Its poetry...its hip-hop...and it's increasingly, the chosen means of expression for today's youth. On this edition we bring you the poets and students of Youth Speaks, from their annual event in honor of another master orator, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr..

Special thanks to Youth Speaks.

Featuring:
James Kass, Youth Speaks founder & executive director

Talia Young, Dante Clark, Gretchen Carvahol, Prentice Powell, Justin Jodiatis, spoken word artists.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.
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Greatest Hits-Bigger Than Hip-Hop: Youth Speakin' for Themselves

Saturday, November 16, 2013 By Staff, Making Contact National Radio Project | Report
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
  • Print

Spoken word. Its poetry...its hip-hop...and it's increasingly, the chosen means of expression for today's youth. On this edition we bring you the poets and students of Youth Speaks, from their annual event in honor of another master orator, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr..

Special thanks to Youth Speaks.

Featuring:
James Kass, Youth Speaks founder & executive director

Talia Young, Dante Clark, Gretchen Carvahol, Prentice Powell, Justin Jodiatis, spoken word artists.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.