Hey, just a heads up to those in the NYC area. there is what is sure to be a deeply engaging, conscious-raising open mic tonight entitled “Resist” 7pm – 12am at 224 West 29th Street. Tribute to Mike Brown and all those fallen from police brutality. Hope to see you there! Going to miss the event? Just click follow. I will feature some of the spoken word in a blog post tomorrow at noon.
Came across this great video today, some Native American students telling their stories through poetry…
Shameless plug for the Uproar and ANSWER Coalition’s next Liberation Mic Next Thursday, September 25th at 7PM at the ANSWER Coalition Office (2295 Adam Clayton Powell Harlem NYC). Awesome videos from a previous Liberation Mics…
Shameless plug: If you are in the New York area check out Uproar Poetry. Here are some of the writing circles we are doing this week. All Uproar Poetry events are FREE and open to the public… This Week: Uproar Writing Circles
Sharing this video posted by Tango Got’em on FB. I first saw it in the Uproar Facebook Group. Awesome. Peace, Kristin J Post by Tango Got’em.
Powerful young woman speaking her mind and sharing some community wisdom… This clip is from a larger video about the Philly Youth Poetry Movement (PYPM). You can find out more about PYPM at http://pypm215.tumblr.com. You can view the entire video lecture and performance on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QixeNWsex28.
POWERFUL AMAZING POEM by young poet Brittaney Harden. …You can read another one of her poems in the recently published book “No Limits: A Book of Poems on Life’s Lessons, Changing the World, Love, Loss, Spirituality, and Self Esteem” available on Amazon Peace, Kristin Richardson Jordan Pens Up Press