Detroit youth poets describe the streets they walk each day

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Experience the streets of four Detroit young people through their poems and photographs

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Four middle school students at Marcus Garvey Academy on the city’s East side shared poems and photographs of the dreams they have for the streets they walk each day.

WDET partnered with the InsideOut Literary Arts Project, the Off/Page Project and these students to help tell their stories.


You can listen the young poets perform their poetry and walk through their streets here >>. 

Shelby Jouppi, Multimedia Producer

Wielding media powers for good, Shelby produces stories for The Beginning of the End and CuriosiD. Follow @shelbyjouppi

Inheriting Detroit

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