old grandad whiskey | grandma’s dementia — an Atlanta Word Works Original

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Atlanta Word Works, Poetry
Written By: Ogechi N. Ofodu
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Atlanta WordWorks Wednesday #ATLWWW Weekly poems from your Team Atlanta representatives of Brave New Voices 2017 DeAndre, 18, class of 2020 of Morehouse College and is the only male on AWW’s Team Atlanta this season. With his own unique D.C.-native niche (we’re still learning the slang) he enhances the wisdom of the team. A painter […]

VOX-a-Palooza ’17 Brings Mental Health Awareness to Atlanta Teens

  |  Topic: Inside VOX, Videos, VOX Investigates
Written By: Jahleelah Shaheed & Mikael Trench
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Through a teen-led event called VOX-A-Palooza, VOX showcased our special coverage about mental health, provided a safe space to speak up and create art, and hosted a poetry slam for metro-Atlanta teens and their families.

Ninel Nekay Slams Misogyny at Brave New Voices 2016

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Atlanta Word Works, Poetry
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As the Atlanta Word Works team goes to Washington D.C. to compete in Brave New Voices, July 12-16, we are proud to share their work.  Ninel Nekay, 18, is a student at Kennesaw State University.  When did you first start writing poetry? I started writing when I was 15-years-old. What inspired you to start writing poetry? I used to […]