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Poetry from the Streets of Oakland

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Poetry from the Streets of Oakland

Poetry from the Streets of Oakland

Poetry from the Streets of Oakland

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Poet Ise Lyfe presents a poetry documentary on the violence afflicting Oakland, California. This year, the city has suffered more than 100 homicides. Many of the victims are young people. Ise Lyfe performs with the spoken word poetry project Youth Speaks in San Francisco, California. The documentary is produced by Youth Radio, in Berkeley, California.