Best of 2015 #5: Crystal Valentine – “Black Privilege”

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“Black privilege is me having already memorized my nephew’s eulogy, my brother’s eulogy, my father’s eulogy, my unconceived child’s eulogy.”

For the next five days heading into the new year, we’ll be counting down the top videos on Button from 2015! Coming in fifth on the list, “Black Privilege” by Crystal Valentine. Congratulations Crystal! Watch the video below.

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Rob Gibsun Best of Button

“I don’t like goodbyes anymore. I force myself to say see you soon.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button Playlist, featuring the hottest recent videos on the Button YouTube channel. Updated every week! Today’s additions: RJ Walker & Rob Gibsun. Congratulations poets!

Congratulations to Poetry Slam, Inc!

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Congratulations to Poetry Slam, Inc. on topping 2,000,000 views on their YouTube channel! All of the performances we film from finals stages at the annual Women of the World Poetry Slam, National Poetry Slam, and Individual World Poetry Slam go up over there, so make sure to subscribe and check it all out!

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Iain Best of Button

“Loneliness is my specialty, like trembling is that of an earthquake, or how a closet is supposed to hide all the right parts of me.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button Playlist, featuring the hottest recent videos on the Button YouTube channel. Updated every week! Today’s additions: Iain Kohn, Rachel Wiley, Crystal Valentine, & Carrie Rudzinski. Congratulations poets!

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Rudy Best of Button

“My hobbies include editing my life story, hiding behind metaphors, and trying to convince my shadow that I’m someone worth following.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button Playlist, featuring the hottest recent videos on the Button YouTube channel. Updated every week! Today’s additions: Rudy Francisco, Khamal Iwuanyanwu, Tonya Ingram & Bobby Crawford. Congratulations poets!

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“Maybe he saw through the masks I built ever since I realized that sometimes it’s safer in costume.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button Playlist, featuring the hottest recent videos on the Button YouTube channel. Updated every week! Today’s additions: Javon Johnson and Patrick Roche. Congratulations poets!

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Theresa Best of Button

“If your God really wanted you in my pants, he would’ve made you me.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button Playlist, featuring the hottest recent videos on the Button YouTube channel. Updated every week! Today’s additions: Theresa Davis, Crystal Valentine, and Amber Tambyln. Congratulations poets!