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Poetry, Spoken Word therapy for TT

Posted by QBR Admin on Tuesday, July 25, 2017

"PAK! That was the sound heard when the bullet pierced his lungs." With these dramatic words, 14-year-old Rochelle Rawlins, a student of Holy Name Convent, opened her poem, Gunplay at the Prime Minister’s Best Village Trophy Competition preliminaries, on May 27, at the Chaguanas North Secondar...

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Echo - Spoon Theory (a spoken word poem)

Posted by QBR Admin on Tuesday, July 25, 2017

This is a spoken word poem that I wrote that describes a beautiful comparison that was told to me by someone very important to me. This goes out to all the people who sometimes worry that they too will run out of spoons Source: http://dotakakdota.ru/kategoriya/dEQyUkt0WkVLbEU/

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Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge review – ‘racism is a white problem’

Posted by QBR Admin on Saturday, June 3, 2017

White people avoid discussing race, and when discussions are had, they fail to meet the reality of black experience Ignatius Sancho, whose parents died on the slave ship on which he was born, had the good fortune later in life to receive a classical education courtesy of the Duke of Montagu. As an...

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