Joshua Bennett – “Hip Hop”

Performed at the Striver’s Row

“If you ask me what I love about this culture, I would say everything and nothing. That is has killed as many as it has saved. That it has moved as many as it has paralyzed.”

Don’t miss this stunning poem from Joshua Bennett, performing at the Striver’s Row

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