Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices

Season 1 Episode 7

Episode 7

Aired Unknown May 16, 2009 on HBO
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Season Finale. The finest youth poets in America are about to take center stage for the Brave New Voices National Youth Poetry Grand Slam Championship, held at the Lincoln Theatre. As introduced and encouraged by the two hosts, actor Idris Elba and past Slam champ Marc Bamuthi Joseph, each team puts their best poetry foot forward over four rounds, with a five-judge panel rating their work. The evening features a surprise disqualification that inspires a series of unforgettable performances that prove why, in the end, it's not about the points, but the poetry.moreless

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