In honor of National Poetry Month, Community thru Covid shares a portion of last year’s Slam Covid-19 Competition (May 2020). These are the high school entries. See also the elementary school and adult competitions (link coming soon).
Heard on air 4/14/21 (grades and school from 2020):
Jemoni Benson, 10th Grade, Kipp College Prep;
Kenniya Corbett, 10th Grade, Kipp College Prep;
Nya Cunningham, 9th Grade, Baltimore School for the Arts (includes film);
M’kya Denny, 11th Grade, Dunbar High School;
Ta Mya Frrazier, 12th Grade, Columbia Heights Education Campus;
R’Nasi Murphy, 11th Grade, Friendship Technology Prep Academy;
Jaden Randolph, 12th Grade, Columbia Heights Education Campus (includes film);
Description of visuals coming soon.
Still to watch/hear on the original recording (around 17:46):
Kayla Sandoval, 12th Grade Thurgood Marshall Academy;
Allisya Smith, 11th Grade, Banneker High School;
David Smith, 11th Grade, Duke Ellington School of the Arts;
Kaya Ugarji, 12th Grade, School Without Walls.
The “Slam Covid-19” Competition was organized by Black Coalition Against Covid, WPFW, We Act Radio, and Washington Teachers Union.