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From Marva With Love: A Civilized DFWConversation with ShySpeaks

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On a previous From Marva with Love, Shy Amos, Dallas lyricist and award-winning American hip hop/spoken word artist, AKA ShySpeaks, stopped by to talk about the event that was held on March 6,  Civilized DFW, at place at Gilley’s on Lamar.

It was a drive-in concert and panel conversation focused on change in the community and ShySpeaks joined forces with Big Thought, an impact nonprofit that closes the opportunity gap for youth in marginalized communities.

MS: Welcome to the show Shy. Tell us about yourself.

SA:  I am artistically known as ShySpeaks. I am a lyricist hip hop/spoken word artist. I got my start when I was a little girl., but in 2011 is when I actually launched out and created my own brand. So I have been working since 2011 and I believe that I say my mission is to re-infuse positivity and spirituality and some urban culture through the Arts and just the power of my voice. I call myself an”Artivist.”

MS: We do have a voice, and some of us have not realized this, so I’m glad that you realized you have a voice for your listening audience.

SA: Yes. So I like what you were saying too, about everybody has a voice. The shirt that I have on says “speak” and that’s what I’m all about, speaking and encouraging everybody else to do the same, because we all have a voice. We have to find it, realize it, in and utilize it while we can. Yes, the Civilized Drive-In Concert & Conversation for Change …entertained and informed all in one event. A lot of times you have to go to a town hall if you want to hear about how to be a civilized citizen, and hear from different leaders. Then go somewhere else for entertainment. We put it all together in one place.

To hear the full interview with Shy Amos go to BlogTalkRadio.com: https://bit.ly/2YZWLxn and the live video on Facebook.com/Texas Metro News. Follow Shy Amos on FB and Twitter @ShySpeaks, and IG @shykoamos and on her website: www.ShySpeaks.com

Tune into From Marva with Love” Fridays from 11 am-1 pm. on BlogTalkRadio.com and Texas Metro News Facebook page.

marvasneed@myimessenger.com

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Marva Sneed is host of “From Marva with Love" and columnist for Texas Metro News.

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