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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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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

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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

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Poet, author and activist Maya Angelou dies at 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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Arts program inspires students to strive for success

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A dance program in New Mexico engages and motivates students to strive for excellence using the arts. Continue reading

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