On Friday, January 18, 2019 DuEwa Frazier was a featured speaker at the TEDx Ritenour Road event. The event which also featured five other speakers, focused on the theme of "Speak Up". DuEwa gave a talk titled "Word is Bond" to discuss how teachers can use positive hip hop to teach social justice for K-12 students. DuEwa's talk included references to hip hop pioneer KRS-One, Kendrick Lamar the first rapper to win, a Pulitzer Prize, and Tupac Shakur. The TEDx Ritenour Road
On November 15th DuEwa visited Carondelet Leadership Academy for National Education Week to talk with young scholars about reading and books! DuEwa talked with 6th grade students about what they're reading and what they want to read. She read poems from her books: SHEDDING LIGHT FROM MY JOURNEYS, STARDUST TRACKS ON A ROAD, and CHECK THE RHYME: AN ANTHOLOGY OF FEMALE POETS & EMCEES. Students loved the poems. Several of the young scholars gave DuEwa feedback on the "rhythm"
TEDx Ritenour Road (St. Louis)
7 Speakers giving talks on the theme of SPEAK UP!
2 Sessions: Dissolving Stigma and Raising Awareness
Featuring Writer & Educator, DuEwa Frazier, MEd., M.F.A., Ed.M.
DuEwa will discuss Hip Hop, Social Justice & Education.
Join us for an evening of ideas worth spreading!
Friday, January 18, 2019
Ritenour Auditorium @ Ritenour High School
9100 St. Charles Rock Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63114
I last saw Dr. Ntozake Shange on the night of her reading event which I organized, in St. Louis, at the Missouri History Museum on April 25, 2017. It had been awhile since Dr. Shange visited St. Louis. Friends, family, and the community were eager to see her. I was privileged to stay with her on the first night of her visit to assist her and be in her company. I was excited to witness the kindness, beautiful spirit, humor, and art of a woman artist I had long admired – up cl
Author talk and presentation featuring DuEwa at North Kirkwood Middle School on Wednesday, February 21st. DuEwa will discuss her YA novel QUINCY RULES with students who have already read the book! How cool! Stay tuned... #Teens #Writers #Students