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Mar. 19, 2017 Project 1324 | 5 Poets You Need to Follow Right Now
Jan. 19, 2017 On MLK Day, Youth Speaks Poets Raise a Voice Against Injustice
Jul. 21, 2016 POST NEWS GROUP | Azariah Cole-Shephard, 2016 Youth Poet Laureate, Captures the Spotlight
Jul. 21, 2016 USA TODAY | Celeb superlatives: Busiest post-Tony win schedule: Hamilton’s Daveed Diggs
Jul. 20, 2016 WC EXAMINER | Local underdogs ‘Break Ground’
Jul. 20, 2016 ATLANTA DAILY WORLD | Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs presents ELEVATE: Summer Edition
Jul. 19, 2016 HUFFINGTON POST | Why Poetry Is The Best Medium For Kids Who Want To Change The World
Jul. 18, 2016 WASHINGTON POST | ‘Hamilton’ star Daveed Diggs: Slam poetry saved my life
Jul. 17, 2016 CLICK ON DETROIT | Students from Detroit attend poetry competition in Washington D.C.
Jul. 16, 2016 COLUMBIAN TRIBUNE | Muslim Girls Making Change
Jul. 16, 2016 USA TODAY | ‘Hamilton’s Daveed Diggs, Jacob Tremblay team up
Jul. 15, 2016 STANDARD TIMES | Teens share their struggle in poetry
Jul. 15, 2016 WASHINGTON POST | In tumultuous world, poetry and spoken words help youth find their voice
Jul. 15, 2016 WJLA | GGMW previews the Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival
Jul. 12, 2016 BOSTON GLOBE | Muslim teens spread messages of change through poetry
Jul. 11, 2016 BIG STORY | Muslim Girls Making Change spread messages through poetry
Jul. 11, 2016 WASHINGTON TIMES | DC Youth Slam Team betting on thoughts and struggles to win competition
Jul. 9, 2016 RECORD NET | With Our Words slam poetry team headed to DC
Jul. 7, 2016 GREENSBORO| Poetry team used words for personal expression
Jul. 6, 2016 WFYMY NEWS | Greensboro Youth Poetry Team Competes Nationally
Jun. 29, 2016 COMMUNITY ADVOCATE | Westborough student turns love of rap into pure poetry
Jun. 27, 2016 WASHINGTONIAN | Things to Do in DC This Week June 27-29: Singalongs, Biocubes, and Outdoor Trivia
Jun. 16, 2016 KQED ARTS | How Poet Tassiana Willis Found her Art by Telling her Story
May 8, 2016 KQED ARTS | Chinaka Hodge Shines a Piercing Light on Life in Hip-Hop with ‘Dated Emcees’
Apr. 1, 2016 KQED FORUM | Youth Speaks Celebrates 20 Years Of Slam Poetry
Mar. 16, 2016 KALW | Youth Speaks at 20: Still Bringing The Noise
Mar. 22, 2016 SF CHRONICLE | Features Youth Speaks At 20
Mar. 16, 2016 SF GATE | Poetry Slam: 20 Years of Youth Finding Their Voice
Mar. 14, 2016 METRO | Dahlak Brathwaite Embraces The Poetry of Life’s Hard Knocks (Alumnus)
Mar. 8, 2016 ROLLING STONE | Q-Tip Named Kennedy Center’s Artistic Director for Hip-Hop Culture (Brave New Voices)
Feb. 25, 2016 KQED | Ryan Coogler, Chinaka Hodge, Destin Daniel Cretton Team Up for TV Drama, ‘Minors’ (Alumna)
Feb. 14, 2016 KQED | Screening of New Doc Shows Panther Power Still Alive in Oakland
Jan. 22, 2016 THE MUSE| Meet Hollis Wong-Wear & Jamila Woods, the Women of Color Behind Macklemore’s ‘White Privilege II’ (Alumna)
Jan. 15, 2016 KQED | Theater Junkie: Youth Speaks Makes Some Noise for Martin Luther King Jr.
Nov. 27, 2015 SFGATE | In A Young Poet’s Writing, A Nod To The Future
Oct. 16, 2015 OAKULTURE | Life, Death, and Rhythm: Cultural Resiliency and Anti-Displacement Efforts Gaining Momentum in Oakland
Oct. 14, 2015 WEAR YOUR VOICE | Oakland Is Fly: Fashion Explosion At Life is Living Festival
Oct. 13, 2015 BAY MOSAIC | Life is Living with Youth Speaks Hip Hop
Oct. 7, 2015 MIC | How a Slain Black Panther Inspired America’s Best Under-the-Radar Music Festivals
Oct. 7, 2015 EAST BAY EXPRESS | The Life Is Living Festival Dances into deFremery
Aug. 3, 2015 KALW | The quest to be Oakland’s next Youth Poet Laureate
Aug. 5, 2015 EMORY WHEEL | Youth Poets’ ‘Brave New Voices’ Roar in International Festival
Jul. 23, 2015 ON SECOND THOUGHT | Brave New Voices
Jul. 17, 2015 EMORY | Brave New Voices – Young poets tear open festival with crackling energy, raw emotion
Jul. 20, 2015 EMORY | Brave New Voices – Literary Archives at Emory
Jul. 14, 2015 EMORY | Get ready to hear these ‘Brave New Voices’
Jul. 11, 2015 TWO WAY STREET | Harper Lee, Poetry Slams, and an Anniversary!
Jun. 25, 2015 ALJAZEERA | The Power of Poetry with Hodari Davis
Jun. 22, 2015 EMORY | Jamie Weems w/ Hodari Davis: Helping young poets find their ‘Brave New Voices’
Jun. 18, 2015 WDET | Broken City Poets: WDET’s Sandra Svoboda meets with Niema Jordan
Jun. 12, 2015 KPFA | Queeriosity on Hard Knock Radio
Jun. 6, 2015 OKAY AFRICA | 19-Year-Old South African Slam Poet Lee Mokobe Delivers A Powerful Poem On Being Transgender
May 28, 2015 OAKULTURE | MC Olympics Showcases The Next Generation of Hip-Hop Performers
Apr. 29, 2015 ALICE @ 97.3 | Youth Speaks Interview with James Kass and Sean San Jose on KCBS Radio
Apr. 8, 2015 EAST BAY EXPRESS | Slam Poetry Makes a Bold, Loud Comeback

 

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