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Drop the Mic Poetry Slam to showcase local talent

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — "Where Do We Go From Here?"

That's the theme of the MLK 50 Drop the Mic Poetry Slam which is expected to draw a lineup of dynamic writers and spoken word artists from across the area.

One of the artists, Ed Mabrey, and Faith Morris of the National Civil Rights Museum talked about why the event is so important.