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“Where are you really from?” video tops 1,000,000 views

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1,000,000 views and counting… I am so grateful to We are mitú for posting the video a few weeks back. Epic thank you to NBC News, NPR, The Huffington Post, VIBE magazine, Voto Latino, Latino Rebels, Hozier, Gina Rodriguez, Kevin Powell, and everyone else who has championed the poem.                     #ICYMI: https://www.facebook.com/wearemitu/videos/1730825080551260/ #WhereAreYouREALLYfrom?

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NBC News profiles my recent performance at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe

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NBC News profiled my recent performance at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Kind of mind-blowing to see poetry get this kind of coverage. Watch it HERE

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“17 Of The Most Spectacular Latino Clapbacks In 2016″ (The Huffington Post)

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Thank you to The Huffington Post for including me in this list: “17 Of The Most Spectacular Latino Clapbacks In 2016″: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/17-of-the-most-spectacular-latino-clapbacks-in-2016_us_58586110e4b03904470a5d5f

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Standing ovation at The White House.

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When I first fell in love with writing when I was 17, I never could have dreamed that I would one day close out a summit at The White House and get a standing ovation with my momma in the second row: https://youtu.be/u5OzLhn1j-0?t=6h23m23s  

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Just got word that I was voted 2016 Best Diversity Artist by the readers of Campus Activities Magazine!!

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HUGE, heartfelt thank you to all of the students, staff, and faculty that nominated and voted for me. I’m stunned. http://www.campusactivitiesmagazine.com/articles.php?articleID=20160402

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