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  • Comments Off on Hot Off The Press: #BlackGirlMagic @BET social media awards

shout out to BET for producing a great awards show this past week showcasing up and coming social media players.   i was blown away by the poetry performance of Amanda Seales, honoring the glorious and all things fab of Black girls and women.  check it out…

 

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  • Comments Off on Sage’s Rage: art as activism

we love how nyc youth poet laureate & 18 year old high school senior, sharon lin, uses her words to move hearts.  her poem ‘a footnote on a hollywood blockbuster’ critiques the way images of women/girls of color are portrayed by media and beyond. check out the power of her message…

 

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  • Comments Off on Sage’s Rage: Reading is like breathing

i luv poetry…there is nothing better than having words move off the page right into your heart.

this morning i sat feasting on the language of poet Joyce Sidman as she accepted the 2014 Claudia Lewis Award for poetry from the Bank Street Children’s book committee for her latest book

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Be sure to check out the beauty of her work and the other  2013 recommendations the committee has of YA books for teens.


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