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Watch: Moving Spoken Word Performance About Police Brutality

Posted on February 22, 2017 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (0)

‘Black Man with the Black Hands’ is a poem by Tiana Marie Ford, and has been doing the rounds across social media

21/02/2017 06:30 PM http://www.voice-online.co.uk/article/watch-moving-spoken-word-performance-about-police-brutality


 

BLACK MAN with the Black Hands is a moving response to police brutality in America.


 

The four-minute video serves as a medium to celebrate and honour our black men from t...

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This powerful spoken word performance about assault beautifully expresses how men can help

Posted on October 21, 2016 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (3)




The past few weeks the news has been focused on women and the issue of sexual assault. Presidential Nominee Donald Trump began a wave of outrage and speaking out with a video tape from several years ago. Donald was caught on tape bragging to Billy Bush about what amounts to sexually assaulting ...

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"Art's job is to question the status quo, not to ever accept it" - Spoken word and social change

Posted on October 21, 2016 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)




ART CAN OCCUPY a space in society where it reaches out and engages people, inspiring those on the fringes to raise their voices for social justice and to become involved with prominent issues in the world around them.


That’s what the organisers of the Lingo spoken word festival believe, and they&...

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Poetic justice: the rise of brilliant women writing in dark times

Posted on July 29, 2016 at 12:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Millions are turning to poetry in response to a year of troubling news stories – with previously excluded voices in the field now going viral




“Hera Lindsay Bird has attracted the biggest hoo-ha with a poetry book I can recall,” wrote one reviewer ...

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The growing popularity of performance poetry is a boost for mental wellbeing

Posted on June 2, 2016 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (0)


Spoken word is expressive and free, enabling performers to speak openly and honestly about issues in a controlled and safe environment



Lucy English

Thursday 2 June 2016 10.30 BST https://www.theguardian.com/culture-professionals-network/2016/jun/02/performance-poetry-boost-for-mental-wellbeing?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

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YOU ARE YOUR BRAND: 10 WAYS TO STEP UP AND BUILD YOUR BRAND AUTHORITY.

Posted on May 31, 2016 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)


20 APR 2015 POSTED BY NU PEOPLE MAGAZINE 


Original Post http://nupeoplemagazine.com/you-are-your-brand-10-ways-to-step-up-and-build-your-brand-authority/#.V02XStSW0Ls.twitter


In order to attract the right customers to your business, you need to build on the know, like and trust factor. This requires you to build your brand authority and become an expert within your field. I want to share 10 ways you can step up and start to bui...

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8 Ways to Develop Long-Term Focus and Achieve Success

Posted on May 31, 2016 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

ADAM TOREN

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Serial entrepreneur, mentor, investor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com


MAY 31, 2016 https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/276547?utm_source=Social&utm_medium=Sharebar&utm_campaign=Sumome_share


 

It’s been said that your most valuable form of capital is your mind. Entrepreneurial Personality Types (or EPTs), discovered by Alex Charfen, are naturally capable of w...

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Warsan Shire: the Somali-British poet quoted by Beyoncé in Lemonade

Posted on April 27, 2016 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (0)

She was London’s Young Poet Laureate, becoming a voice for its marginalised people – now her work has been recited by the queen of pop.




She writes of places where many Beyoncé fans rarely go, the portions of London where the faces are black and brown, ...

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7 Ways to Be More Creative in 7 Minutes

Posted on April 15, 2016 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)




Creativity: As kids we seemed to be bursting with it, but sometimes it feels like an actual strain on our brain when we are asked to “think outside the box” — especially when it comes to being creative at work. But there are a few simple ways to stay creative, and it won’t take you long at all. Scroll...
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World Poetry Day 2016: Everything you need to know about the literary celebration

Posted on March 21, 2016 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)


By Staff Reporter



World Poetry Day is a celebration of poetry, literature and free speech, observed by UNESCO every year. The day is aimed at encouraging creativity, inspiring the teaching of poetry and restoring a dialogue between poetry and other arts, suc...

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12 things successful people do right before bed

Posted on February 2, 2016 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Successful people understand that their success is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep




The last thing you do before bed tends to have a significant impact on your mood and energy level the next day,...

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5 things successful people never do

Posted on January 19, 2016 at 1:50 PM Comments comments (0)


Your attitude, your people skills, and your ability to lead, listen, and take responsibility can all contribute to succes.


Jacquelyn Smith, Business Insider 

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