D.INSPIRATIONS

Project: TED Talks : lint Smith is a poet and educator whose work blends art and activism.
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Date–Time: July 2015
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Note: Web link : www.ted.com/talks/clint_smith_how_to_raise_a_black_son_in_america

Clint Smith is a poet and educator whose work blends art and activism. Why you should listen For Clint Smith, inspiration comes from his students. The writer and educator draws on his and his students’ lives to create poetry that blends art and activism. A PhD candidate at Harvard University and a 2014 National Poetry Slam champion, Smith gives performances with humor, humanity and humility, touching on themes like poverty, social justice and the pains of being a kid.