"Not only is another world possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing."
Thursday, June 3, 2010
Teen Poetry Slam
"The more completely the majority adapt to the purposes which the dominant minority prescribe for them (thereby depriving them of the right to their own purposes), the more easily the minority can continue to prescribe." -- Paulo Friere from The Banking Concept of Education (Myra Bergman Ramos, trans.)
My hope is that more and more children will look at their culture and say, "We are not your canvasses. We are not your soldiers. We are not your target market. We are not yours. Period." --Cat
Teens talk back to the dominating culture. This is great stuff. I am very excited about finding this.