On today’s show we discuss young people transforming the world through poetry. And later we discuss the new art exhibit, Game Recognize Game.
We present a musical and spoken word reflection about Memorial Day and the fight for freedom by Black people.
Chinaka Hodge came of age along with hip-hop—and its influence became impossible to separate from her personal interactions. Her second poetry collection, Dated Emcees, a collection of 25 poems, examines Hodge’s love life through the lens of hip-hop’s best known orators, characters, archetypes and songs, creating a new and inventive narrative about the music that … Continued