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Young poet pays homage to Ferguson at Hollywood Bowl concert
Young poet pays homage to Ferguson at Hollywood Bowl concert

A young poet in a black dress named Caitlyn Clark ascended to the stage at the Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday night during the show featuring the Grammy-winning singer John Legend. Legend had long been scheduled to perform Marvin Gaye’s album “What’s Going On” with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. But given the current events in Ferguson, Mo., it seemed an especially apt time to sing Gaye’s songs about a time of war and social strife. Legend took the stage wearing a black T-shirt that read “Don’t Shoot,” and invited several young poets to respond to the events in Ferguson, Mo., including Clark, who read her verses as Legend prepared to play...

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