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Should rap lyrics be used as legal evidence of criminal activity?

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Rap lyrics are playing an increasingly prominent role as evidence in criminal cases nationwide, raising concern among legal scholars who question whether songs…read more

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Not all Brazilians overjoyed by World Cup

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup has begun, but not everyone in Brazil is happy to host the world’s most…read more

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Maya Angelou

Personal reflections on the poetry of Maya Angelou

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In this lesson plan, students will watch and read Maya Angelou’s poem, “On the Pulse of Morning,” then analyze and reflect on her words. Continue reading

Arts & CultureEnglish & Language Artspoetry
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Detroit teens produce video about where poetry lives

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Joe Pokorney and Gage Daldine of Fraser High School didn’t expect the experience of making a film about young spoken word artists to change their view of poetry or the city of Detroit, but it ended up doing both. Continue reading

Arts & CultureEnglish & Language Artspoetry
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Poet, author and activist Maya Angelou dies age 86

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Celebrated author, poet, artist and activist Maya Angelou passed away May 28 at the age of 86. She is known across the globe for her elegant language and passion toward civil rights. Continue reading

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