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GRIME MC Kano has offered his congratulations to Antho...Read Full Post »
Meet Jaspreet Kaur, the artist using spoken word poetry to discuss everything from periods to mental illness
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Jaspreet Kaur is a total badass.
Not in the stereotypical way. She doesn’t ride a motorbike or open beers with h...Read Full Post »
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21 March 2017 –
Poetry gives us hope, the United Nations cultural agency today said, lauding verse's ability to shake us from everyday life and remind us of the surrounding beauty and the resilience of the shared human spirit.
In her message for World Poetry Day, UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organiz...Read Full Post »
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In our series of letters from African journalists, Yousra Elbagir looks at how Sudan's young poets are reviving the nation's tradition of lyrical resistance.
President Omar al-Bashir's government likes to keep a tight rein over Sudan's media and cultural institutions, with state-endorsed competitions and publications trying to replace a once...Read Full Post »
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The Camden Roundhouse’s popular The Last Word festival ret...Read Full Post »
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‘Black Man with the Black Hands’ is a poem by Tiana Marie Ford, and has been doing the rounds across social media
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...Read Full Post »
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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 ...Read Full Post »
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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&...Read Full Post »
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“Hera Lindsay Bird has attracted the biggest hoo-ha with a poetry book I can recall,” wrote one reviewer ...Read Full Post »
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