North Corolina Poetry Out Loud 2010 | "Mother to Son" by Langston Hughes

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Raven Covington, of Central Academy of Technology & Arts, recites "Mother to Son" by Langston Hughes.

Raven was one of 26 semi-finalists and finalists who competed in the statewide Poetry Out Loud competition at the Museum of History in Raleigh, sponsored by the N.C. Arts Council.

Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation, Poetry Out Loud encourages high school students to memorize and recite poetry while mastering public speaking skills, building self-confidence and learning about their literary heritage.

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