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Spit Real Rap

Me, myself, I’m a 16-year-old rapper from Enfield. Name: Ackers. I’ve been interested in spoken word since I was 12. I’ve jumped from rap to poetry, and poetry to rap many times. For years I had my head stuck in a dictionary, finding and understanding words that I didn’t know to increase my vocabulary. I’ve […]

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Video Games As Art?

I can remember watching over my friend’s shoulder, mesmerised as he played on his Nintendo 64. A couple of years later I was blown away by the power of the PlayStation 1. I am fanatical about the immersive world of videogames and I am increasingly gobsmacked by the great leaps forward in gaming graphics. The […]

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Beginning The Journey

The history of the United States is riddled with violence and oppression. However, living under these conditions galvanized individuals to rise above the conventions of society and inspire others to join together to fight for their human rights. When thinking of this struggle, the US Civil Rights Movement is at the forefront, but social inequality […]

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Spread The Word Campaign

Human beings are a social species: sharing stories is how people forge relationships and take a break from the regular routine of their own lives. Whether during the Renaissance, the Great Depression, or a rainy Saturday afternoon, people rely on books to escape their own realities for a few hours. The Spread The Word campaign […]

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Spring Has Sprung

Recognising that Spring has arrived shouldn’t be difficult in London, but it can be easily missed. The sound of birds tweeting throughout the day are hidden by cars and buses hurrying down busy main roads. The new flowers, so bright and delicate, are overlooked, dwarfed by tall buildings, and ignored by people hurrying about their […]

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Another Light Up

#ANOTHERLIGHTUP by Design Indaba Trust, Faith47 and Thingking is a new initiative which incorporates public art with crowd-funding in order to build a streetlights system in South Africa’s poverty stricken Khayelitsha. The multi-storey artwork serves not only as an adornment to the area but is a visual indication: at night the wall illuminates each time […]

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Book Review: Afflicted Aphrodite

Afflicted Aphrodite is the heartbreaking story, written by Norma Molla who is just 15. It’s about a girl called Tiga, a teenager who is abandoned by her mother. The reason? Tiga is diagnosed with cancer for the second time in her short life. Afflicted Aphrodite is a brilliant read that draws you in and gives […]

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