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Street Corner Poet

Today’s post comes from the street wordsmith Siri as she expresses her raw emotions and spills her soul through poem. Speaking with passion about political and cultural problems with honesty rather than defense and providing a platform of discussion for her listeners. Raising awareness about generational problems that plagues all humans. Using her words as a mirror, writing about her surroundings and personal experiences to create growth.  Framing her opinions through language and imagery creating a picture that brings her words to life. Make sure you check out her latest below and stay tuned for more material in the near future!

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i am NOT Black, you are NOT White

Today’s post speaks on the many social barriers we place on ourselves through race, Prince EA delivers a heartfelt poem about skin color. With the recent shooting of Alton Sterling and the never ending hate building among-st people who look differently, this poem serves as an elixir to the problem. Pointing out the programming and hypnosis tactics of the media and politicians to divide people from each other instead of uniting. Changing our morals and values, creating hate in a society that is based on labels given by others than ourselves. Posing uncomfortable questions about race, to open our eyes on the way we see each other. Explaining how labels are made to divide us and we are more than labels we are unique human beings. Make sure you stream this video below and as always…

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WATER

South African poet Koleka Putma’s blesses our page today with her spirited poem, “WATER”, that address the issues of race and religion with elegant poise and striking honesty. Teaming up with filmmaker Jose Cardoso to bring the poem to life with visuals. This strong message speaks on the duality of water and how it’s purpose and function was for both good and evil. The complex narrative weaves seamlessly between the symbolism of water, blackness and religion. Emphasizing the importance of water with black spirituality, and how the same water is being used to invade Africa. Do yourself a favor and listen to Koleka Putma’s poem “WATER” below and as always…

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