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PBS NEWSHOUR

Young Detroiters unlock their inner poets

  • Aired: 10/23/2013
  • 08:21
  • Rating: NR
Detroit schools are turning their students into published poets with a little guidance from professional writers and a program called InsideOut. Jeffrey Brown reflects with U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey about visiting the Motor City middle-schoolers and the "sense of power" she witnessed as they found their voices.
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