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Slam Rhymes & Big Ideas

Friday 31st October / presented by Ronan Lane

Australian writer Maxine Beneba Clarke has a number of impressive titles: slam poetry champion, mother, Victorian Premier's award winner, and spoken word performer, to name a few. She's now appearing in two parts of this weekend's Disrupted Festival of Ideas - turning your memories into slam poetry, as well as tackling the subject of dangerous speech. RTRFM's Helene Lambetsos spoke to Maxine Beneba Clarke about the art of slam poetry, racial experiences, the power of words, and more.

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