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Teen wordsmiths take the mic

Urban Word NYC Poetry Slam 2017 Prelim Contestant Leslie Lopez Performing

Teenaged wordsmiths performed their poetry at The Point CDC in March, in the preliminary rounds of Urban Word NYC.

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Young poets slam at The Point

James Fisher was among 14 semifinalists at this year's Urban Word Poetry Slam at The Point CDC on April 4.

Fourteen poets competed at this year’s Urban Word Poetry Slam Semifinals at The Point CDC on April 4.

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Urban Word at The Point cultivates young poets

It’s a few minutes after 7 o’clock on a recent evening at The Point. Twenty teens have congregated to express, perform, release, inform, recite and raise their voices. It’s Urban Word night. All eyes are now firmly set on Nene Ali. Her head tilts toward the sky, her shoulders thrust […]