For Latesa Slate Williamson, being a poet is more than being an entertainer and a writer. Here Williamson speaks with Community Voices producer Caressa Brown about living what she writes and the role of poets in society. She also shares her signature piece, "Redemption."
Spoken word artist Jay Martinez has been performing in Dayton for 10 years and has a book of poetry called An Orator's Declamation of the Ghetto. Martinez recently launched a national tour, and Community Voices producer Caressa Brown spoke with him about hip hop influenced his unique poetry and style.