Kansas City Students React To Gun Violence Through Art

Jan 9, 2018

Lashawna Bussey and Ty-Ree Wilson present their poem to the creative writing class at Central Academy of Excellence. National playwright Nathan Louis Jackson provides feedback.
Credit Laura Ziegler / KCUR 89.3

Students at Central Academy of Excellence spent a semester composing short stories, plays and spoken word poetry about gun violence. The class was a collaboration between Kansas City Public Schools and KCUR's reporting project, The Argument

On this episode of Central Standard​, a few of those students and their teacher reflect on their work.