Manchester poet Tony Walsh @LongfellaPoet performs Net Worked (June 2017)

Manchester poet Tony Walsh @LongfellaPoet performs Net Worked (June 2017)

Video and text embedded from The Guardian Facebook page “They’ll see our youth have sussed the truth, and they will not be crossed again”: Manchester poet Tony Walsh performs Net Worked, his poem about the young people who voted in the General election. Warning: contains strong language.

Read More

Kate Tempest – Europe is Lost (Nov 2015)

Kate Tempest – Europe is Lost (Nov 2015)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by Kate Tempest Europe is lost, America lost, London is lost, Still we are clamouring victory. All that is meaningless rules, And we have learned nothing from history. People are dead in their lifetimes, Dazed in the shine of the streets. But look how the traffic keeps moving. The system’s too slick to stop working. Business is good. And there’s bands every night in the pubs, And there’s two for…

Read More

Poet Tony Walsh reads his poem This Is The Place @longfellapoet (May 2017)

Poet Tony Walsh reads his poem This Is The Place @longfellapoet (May 2017)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by flangepipemcgee Published on May 23, 2017 Poet Tony Walsh became an instant symbol of Manchester’s defiance in the face of terror after reading his powerful ode to the city at a vigil to victims of the Manchester bombing. Addressing thousands gathered at Manchester’s central Albert Square, the poet – known as ‘Longfella’ – gave a recital of his poem This Is The Place that paid tribute to the city’s…

Read More

A poem for Jeremy Corbyn by Clare Ferguson-Walker (March 2016) #JC4PM

A poem for Jeremy Corbyn by Clare Ferguson-Walker (March 2016) #JC4PM

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by Stand up for Labour – JC4PM tour Clare Ferguson-Walker recites ‘Grated Britain’. #JC4PM date in Newcastle, 15 March 2016. Filmed by Paul Merron, w4media.

Read More

Ashley Judd reciting Nina Donovan’s “I Am A Nasty Woman” poem (Jan 2017)

Ashley Judd reciting Nina Donovan’s “I Am A Nasty Woman” poem (Jan 2017)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by Reflect Ashley Judd passionately denounces President Donald Trump’s misogyny at the 2017 Women’s March on Washington by reciting Nina Donovan’s “I Am A Nasty Woman” poem. Reflect this video on your Facebook: http://tinyurl.com/gqqn74h Reflect this video on your Twitter: http://tinyurl.com/hgc67sy Reflect on Facebook http://on.fb.me/1Oi1dbH Reflect on Twitter http://twitter.com/ReflectorVideo

Read More

Open letter to MP Richard Bacon who voted against admitting 3000 unaccompanied children to the UK by @george_szirtes

Open letter to MP Richard Bacon who voted against admitting 3000 unaccompanied children to the UK by @george_szirtes

OPEN LETTER TO MY LOCAL MP, RICHARD BACON, WHO VOTED AGAINST ADMITTING 3,000 UNACCOMPANIED CHILDREN TO THE UK Dear Mr Bacon, I see your name is among those who voted to turn away 3,000 unaccompanied children. I myself came here as a child refugee in 1956 and met a far kinder world than the one you represent. I am well aware that nothing I say will make the least difference to your views, but I…

Read More

A poem for Jeremy Corbyn! Clare Ferguson-Walker recites ‘Grated Britain’. #JC4PM (2016)

A poem for Jeremy Corbyn! Clare Ferguson-Walker recites ‘Grated Britain’. #JC4PM (2016)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by #JC4PM tour Published on Mar 26, 2016 Clare Ferguson-Walker recites ‘Grated Britain’. #JC4PM date in Newcastle, 15 March 2016. Filmed by Paul Merron, w4media.

Read More

Arlo Guthrie sings Adrian Mitchell’s poem, Victor Jara.

Arlo Guthrie sings Adrian Mitchell’s poem, Victor Jara.

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by antoniofidel41 Here’s Arlo Guthrie singing Adrian Mitchell’s poem, Victor Jara. Víctor Jara ( 28-09-1932 + 15-09-1973), was a Chilean teacher, theatre director, poet, singer-songwriter. A distinguished theatre director. Shortly after the U.S.-backed 9/11 Chilean coup, he was arrested, tortured and ultimately shot to death by machine gun fire. The contrast between the themes of his songs, on love, peace and social justice and the brutal way in which he…

Read More

“All Lives Matter, But…,” a New Poem from Royce Mann (July 2016)

“All Lives Matter, But…,” a New Poem from Royce Mann (July 2016)

Video and text uploaded by The Preachers Wise beyond his years, 14-year-old Royce Mann debuts a follow-up poem to his viral standout “White Boy Privilege” on #ThePreachers. Titled “All Lives Matter, But…,” his performance left many in our audience in tears. Hosted by John Gray, Dr. E Dewey Smith Jr., Orrick Quick and Dr. Jamal Bryant, THE PREACHERS is an all-new talk show featuring four dynamic and outspoken preachers who are known for their electrifying and unique…

Read More

#WordsMatter Project #BlackLivesMatter Protest through Poetry (July 2016)

#WordsMatter Project #BlackLivesMatter Protest through Poetry (July 2016)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by The Chris James Journey The Roots Art Connection led by Chris James hosted a protest through poetry at The House of Art in Little Rock, Arkansas. www.TheChrisJamesJourney.com Sponsored by Alternate Roots Partners in Action

Read More
1 2 3 7