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Carvens Lissaint:
"Put the financial aid in the bag"

TED-Ed · 5:05 · Filmed Nov 2011
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Carvens Lissaint: "Put the financial aid in the bag"
5:05 · Filmed November 2011 at TED-Ed · Subtitles available in 0 languages

At TEDYouth 2011, performance artist Carvens Lissaint shows how to use language, metaphor and imagery to express a powerful idea — as in this spoken-word performance, a stirring plea to make college education more accessible.

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Carvens Lissaint is a slam poet, performance artist, and member of the Hip Hopera Theater troupe. Full bio
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