Youth Express

Featuring original writing, music, theater, journalism and reflections from Pittsburgh-area youth

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June 03, 2020 00:07:26
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Reflections on the Coronavirus pandemic and racism in the US - S3E18

Jhordan Price, a junior at Propel Andrew Street, with reflections on the Coronavirus pandemic and police brutality against people of color, and students around Pittsburgh talk about how the pandemic has changed their lives and what they hope to do when restrictions are lifted. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License ...

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May 20, 2020 00:12:59
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Re-Release: Role models, original live music, and a plastic pollution on aquatic life - S3E17

  From our archives, Pittsburgh Public School teens talk about role models, Melina Bowser performs an original song from the 2019 Teen Invasion at the Andy Warhol Museum, and Pittsburgh middle and high school student discuss the effects of plastic pollution on aquatic life. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License     ...

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May 13, 2020 00:07:00
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An original essay and poem about the COVID-19 pandemic - S3E16

Roman Gray, a 6th grader at Pittsburgh Sci-Tech with an essay on human and animal relationships and Ali, an 8th grader at Harrison Middle School with poetry and reflections on the pandemic. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ...

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May 06, 2020 00:12:10
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Original essay, music, and youth thoughts on the COVID-19 pandemic - S3E15

Mariska, a 6th grader at Pittsburgh Sci-Tech, with an essay on human and animal relationships, youth band, Self-Seriousness, with an original song entitled, Sleepy Jean, and students around Pittsburgh reflect on the COVID-19 pandemic. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ...

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April 29, 2020 00:12:33
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Original music, poetry, and an essay on the relationship between people and animals - S3E14

Self-seriousness with a song entitled, Chaotic, students from Pittsburgh Public School's Summer Dreamers Academy with original poetry, and Pittsburgh Sci-Tech 6th grader, Kennedy Gilliard, with an essay called "Animal Allies". Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ...

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April 21, 2020 00:10:39
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Poems about civil rights activists, summer days, and grandparents - S3E13

Students at Manchester Academic Charter School with poems on civil rights activists, Pittsburgh Public Schools students share poems they had written about summer, and Brianna Kline-Costa reads her poem, "Abi", that placed first in the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Ralph Munn Creative Writing contest. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ...

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