Friday, 8 January 2016

Somewhere in America - The Power of the spoken word

I just wanted to share this video with you all.  It was released over a year ago, so some of you may already have seen it - but if not, I really recommend a watch.

The spoken word is a powerful thing - and here it is used expertly to express what so many of us are thinking.
Even as a non-American citizen, I feel more empowered than ever before to stand up for what's right.

I know there are a lot of similar videos circulating; a lot of [young] individuals standing up and speaking their minds at debate rallies, at school assemblies, at poetry slams... Speaking out for OUR world, and OUR lives, and OUR futures.
For we must speak out, or nothing will change. Because speaking out leads to solidarity. It brings the world together.

And right now, that's something that we really need...

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