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).

May 2020 High School performances

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.

Published by vspatz

Virginia hosts Community Under Covid at We Act Radio, podcasts at Rereading4Liberation.com, blogs on miscellaneous Jewish topics at "A Song Every Day, and manages the Education Town Hall and #WeLuvBooks sites. More at Vspatz.wordpress.com

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