Poets at the Brave New Voices festival address issues of racial violence, immigration, social justice, police brutality and women’s rights.
Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan's powerful poem isn't about humanizing Muslims.
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"It is an act of political warfare to consume in a culture that tells us we are only meant to be consumable."
Because classic poetry isn’t just the language of the privileged.
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This card comes with an annual membership fee, explains Get Lit, an LA youth group that uses spoken word poetry.
Get Lit, an LA youth group, uses spoken word poetry to explain how the circumstances of your birth affect the opportunities you are given in life.
By fusing classic poetry and spoken word, Get Lit hopes to improve teen literacy.
"Because not forgiving you means hating you, means hating myself."