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#MicCheckRacism Unites Young People Through Poetry Against Racism

The coverage of the Charleston shooting has sparked outrage and led to many people calling out mainstream platforms for their biased coverage of the terrorist act.

With the tragedy being discussed, debated, and analyzed across various platforms from in-office conversations to television and social media, the emotions expressed by nearly 26,000 members of DoSomething.org led the organization to invite teens across the country to pour out their emotions via a virtual poetry slam under the tag #MicCheckRacism

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