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Congratulations to Gregory Robinson - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library would like to congratulate Gregory Robinson who was First Runner Up in the Music Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! His piece is titled Community Change. He said about the piece: "This is my song I made about my community when I was 11 years old." Read the lyrics of his rap below!

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Congratulations to Kashvi Ramani - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Palisades Library would like to congratulate Kashvi Ramani who won first place in the Music Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! Her piece is titled Alone Together. She said about the piece:

Congratulations to Sylva Murtinova - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library would like to congratulate Sylva Murtinova who won first place in the Photography Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! Her photo series is called Detroit. This is Sylva's second Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest award. She was also honored last year when she was First Runner Up in the Photography Category. She said about the series:

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Congratulations to Sarone Terefe - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library would like to congratulate Sarone Terefe who was the First Runner Up in both the Illustration AND in the Photography Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! Learn more about her winning pieces below! Hidden ADHD

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Congratulations to Jessica Delgado - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Petworth Library would like to congratulate Jessica Delgado who won first place in the Illustration Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! She wrote about her piece:

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Congratulations to Zahkura Eastman - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Anacostia Library would like to congratulate Zahkura Eastman who was the First Runner Up in the Writing Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! Her piece is titled Even Though They Get It Done She said about the piece: "My piece is about the ending of a cycle of hate. It is about the pain of being a man and woman growing up where we may live. It's more of a spoken word kind of piece but still is a poem nonetheless."  Read the piece below!

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Congratulations to Shirley Liu - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Francis A. Gregory Library would like to congratulate Shirley Liu who won first place in the Writing Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! Her piece is titled 黄 (Yellow). She said about the piece:

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Aerosoul: Murals For Our Time

The story of the artists, and the murals that changed the face of public art in Washington, DC

In partnership with DC Murals: Spectacle and Story, DC Public Library presents AeroSoul:  Murals for Our Time, which explores the deep connection between illegal graffiti of the past, and the sanctioned Street Art murals of today. The 8 ft x 66 ft exhibition is presented as eight captioned panels on the front windows of Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library. This interactive exhibit will delight youth and mural fans of all ages. The exhibition is anchored by a team that includes:

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DC Public Library's 125 Birthday: Wish Window

To commemorate DC Public Library's 125th birthday, share your wishes with the library and put it in our Wish Window! Your wish can be a birthday wish to the library, a wish for yourself, a wish for your friends and family or a wish for other people such as health or world peace. This installation will be from June 3 - July 3. Participants may visit the library during normal business hours during this time period to write their wishes on provided strips of paper and attach their wishes in our Wish Window.

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