Youth Voices

PODCAST – I Like My Tea Sweet reflecting on July 4

By conNECKted TOO / July 4, 2020

Charleston Rhizome Collective · Reflections on Independence In this episode Victoria Moore of conNECKtedTOO –> TINYisPOWERFUL reflects the Fourth of July, drawing on stories, histories and personal discoveries. — Frederick Douglass’ Descendants Deliver His ‘Fourth Of July’ Speech here: www.npr.org/2020/07/03/88483259…urth-of-july-speech – – – Meet the Creators – – – “I Like My Tea Sweet” is a […]

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“843?” – What Does Your Past/Present/Future Charleston Look Like? – Edition 1

By conNECKted TOO / July 4, 2020
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A quick SC history fact

By conNECKted TOO / July 4, 2020

as shared by SABRINA HYMAN On July 4, 1965 my uncle was arrested amongst what is known as the “Edisto 13” for “trespassing” which really meant being black and having the audacity to come on our pure white beach. This case was later part of the catalyst that lead Judge Perry and “other South Carolina […]

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Independent

By conNECKted TOO / July 4, 2020

Here’s an audio I recorded last night. Talking starts at minute 00:45. note: There is a point around minute 4:40 where I misspoke, slightly, saying “slavery was ratified” but meaning to say “the abolition of slavery was ratified.”  Self-governed. Autonomous. Free. Did you know Charleston is older than America? Yes, I’m reflecting on Charleston’s 350th […]

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FROM THE CREATORS of I LIKE MY TEA SWEET Podcast

By conNECKted TOO / June 26, 2020

Question: What have you learned from the episodes you have done / What has working on ILMTS” taught you?   Rain – It has made me more open to what a podcast can be. For instance the editing style I used for episode 1 is completely different from episodes 2 and 3. I learned quite […]

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PROCESSING ABOLITION

By conNECKted TOO / June 24, 2020

by MARKELLE EVANS CLICK HERE FOR ORIGINAL TEXT WITH FORMATTING There is attention and rapid sharing of information regarding police brutality and murder, specific targeting of Black Americans throughout the nation by police and White Supremacists, use of weapons on protesters (even resulting in several deaths like Sarah Grossman, 22), and more coming in every […]

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When The Torch is Passed: The Bowens’ Legacy and Future

By conNECKted TOO / June 24, 2020

by AYSHA BOWENS Burke High School Class of 2020 Valedictorian The legacy that I would like to leave behind is not only for my family but for those who travel the same path as mine. While my path was full of support from family members and friends, opportunities that allowed me to meet influential people […]

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Family Art Lessons with Kit Loney: Storytelling

By conNECKted TOO / June 3, 2020

    Materials Needed:   – Paper — construction paper, printing paper, cardstock, paper bag paper — any of these   – Old magazines, photos, decorative papers if you have them   – Scissors   – Glue or tape or stapler   – Pencil   – Color pencils, markers or crayons   – (Optional: any […]

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PODCAST – I Like My Tea Sweet Episode 2

By conNECKted TOO / May 28, 2020

Charleston Rhizome Collective · Episode 2 – Adjusting To COVID Welcome everyone, to this conversation with Quantrice Fields. Please stop by, stay and enjoy the honesTEA. Episode 2: Adjusting to COVID – 19. Come join us in this talk with Quantrice about how she have adjusted to the changes COVID-19 has made in her life, […]

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PODCAST – I Like My Tea Sweet Episode 1 part 2

By conNECKted TOO / May 5, 2020

Charleston Rhizome Collective · Episode 1 Part 2 – Art & Culture with Theron Synpe   LISTEN TO EPISODE 1 – Part 2 ON SOUNDCLOUD BY CLICKING HERE: https://soundcloud.com/user-327792440/i-like-my-tea-sweet-theron-snype Welcome everyone, to this part of the conversation with Theron Synpe. Please stop by, stay and enjoy the honesTEA. Episode 1 – Part 2 of Art […]

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