Incredible Teen Poets Sum Up Everything Wrong With America

January 6, 2015 5:54 PM

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Indeed, American textbooks have plenty of blind spots, but Belissa Escobedo, Rhiannon McGavin and Zariya Allen offer a wide-ranging view of our country in their powerful slam poem, "Somewhere Else in America." And it's not a pretty picture.

In the poem, the teens take on topics like banned books, gun violence and sexual assault.

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