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PBS NEWSHOUR

Turning silence on police shootings into poetry

  • Aired: 12/22/2017
  • 03:33
  • Rating: NR
Hip-hop is the soundtrack to poet Marcus Wicker's daily life, and his love for the music comes out naturally in his writing, which addresses topics like the violence perpetrated against black bodies. Wicker offers his Brief but Spectacular take on beats, rhymes and poetry.
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