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Teen poet inspires MLK Jr. audience

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In a tribute to her grandmother's battle with breast cancer, an appreciation for overcoming poverty and a testimonial about the civil rights movement, the extraordinary slam poet Shanita Jackson lifted the crowd to its feet during the 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity program at Blue Ridge Community College today.   Read Story »

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