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RAISE IT UP! on PBS NewsHour

These young poets show there’s more to Flint than a water crisis By Corrine Segal – “At a low point in the summer of 2013, Flint student Razjea Bridges turned to poetry. ‘I kind of shut out everybody all throughout that year. Poetry was kind of the one thing that I relied on to make…

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RAISE IT UP Performance Highlighted in Blavity’s #JusticeForFlint Recap

Twitter Recaps The #JusticeForFlint Event In Case You Missed It By Lorin Williams for Blavity – “Hollywood directors Ryan Coogler and Ava DuVernay stood in opposition of the Oscars with their benefit concert raising funds and awareness for Flint, Michigan.  #JusticeForFlint brought artists, activists and victims of the water crisis to the forefront. Live-streamed via Revolt.tv,…

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RAISE IT UP Featured on New York Magazine’s Vulture

Ryan Coogler, Ava DuVernay, and Hannibal Buress Helped Raise More Than $100,000 With #JusticeForFlint Event During Oscars By Jackson McHenry and Sean Fitz Gerald for Vulture.com – “In tandem with the Academy Awards on February 28, Ryan Coogler, Ava DuVernay, Hannibal Buress, Jesse Williams, and Janelle Monáe threw a free event in Flint, Michigan, to…

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