Congratulations to Youth Poetry Slam Team for winning last week’s international competition!

10302212_702676159769257_9058458873885784326_nMalachi Byrd and Thomas Hill, of Split This Rock, won first place. Regular listeners heard about Split This Rock recently, when hip hop poet and educator Bomani Armah joined the Education Town Hall. Students from Cesar Chavez and Woodrow Wilson high schools in DC as well as other DC-area students participated and scored well.

Locals can hear these students in person —

Summer Voices at THEARC
Saturday 5:00-8:00pm
1901 Mississippi Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020

— and everyone can view a election on-line:

DCYST Grand Slam Final — Malachi Byrd

Columbusing — with Malachi Byrd and Thomas Hill

Washington Post story on the championship.

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