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October 20, 2014

First Wave poets highlight Race to Equity report in performances

First Wave, a program sponsored by UW’s Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives which offers competitive full-ride scholarships to young spoken word poets and hip hop artists, held its annual “Passing the Mic” showcase this weekend.

This year’s showcase featured several pieces written by students in reaction to the release of the Race to Equity report.

A UW-Madison Student Newspaper covered the event.  Read the article here.