Inspired by an investigation by Amy Julia Harris for The Center for Investigative Reporting.
Directed by Jamie DeWolf
Produced by Jamie DeWolf and José Vadi
Additional Filming by Chris Brainerd
Edited by Kevin Holmes
This is how you bring your audience to their feet
Nya McDowell (2-time Grand Slam Finals Champion), 16 years old, Richmond
"You tell me who I’m supposed to be
You tell me how I’m supposed to behave
'Cause see it's hard for me to manage me
Because I’m split
I feel like half kingdom
have some pride - no - have shame”
- RAW Talent poet mentor, Donte Clark, closing out this year’s Bringing the Noise for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Check out Donte and RAW Talent this February in their debut theatrical production, Te’s Harmony.