Episode 5: The Life and (Hard) Times of Etheridge KnightListen now (13 min) | Donney talks about how the work of the late poet, Etheridge Knight inspired Black boys in Baton Rouge public schools to embrace poetry in a manner they never did before. The first time I stepped into a classroom as a teaching artist was right at 15 years…
Episode 4: I Find it Hard to Say (Rebel)Listen now (7 min) | In this week's episode of Word.Life, Donney pays homage to Lauryn Hill's Unplugged album, the revolutionary lyrics of the track "I…
Episode 3: Cry FreedomListen now (32 min) | Donney sits down with independent hip hop artist and his good friend, Marcel P. Black to discuss Marcel’s song (and album) “Cry…
Episode 2: The Key to HittingListen now (25 min) | In this episode of Word.Life, Donney is in conversation with revolutionary poet, essayist, activist and scholar, Amoja ‘MoMan…
Episode 1: Living for the CityListen now (12 min) | In this week's episode of Word. Life, Donney unpacks Stevie Wonder's "Living for the City" and the longstanding complexities of…
Word.Life Preview EpisodeListen now (2 min) | An introduction to the Word.Life podcast
This is Word.Life, a newsletter about Podcast hosted by The North Star's Chief Content Editor and poet, Donney Rose. .