Clint Smith

She had to cross a river before she even knew what it meant to swim.

Clint Smith Staff Writer, The Atlantic; Author, How the Word Is Passed
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Exercise in Radical Empathy and Youth Speak Up

Exercise in Radical Empathy and Youth Speak Up

Show Notes

Clint Smith is a high school educator, a Harvard PhD candidate, and a slam poet. In a series of spoken-word performances, Smith confronts inequality in American society. His poetry touches on black parenting, social justice, and violence against kids of color. Following his performance, three high school students from the South Washington, DC, area are interviewed about how they experience systemic inequality in their neighborhoods.


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