Lyricist society

At a westside Detroit high school, teaching young men to create narratives through hip-hop

Douglass High's Lyricist Society mixes rap, literature, history

The Lyricist Society is an alternative music program at Frederick Douglass High School created by Quan Neloms, a social studies teacher at the school. The goal of the program is to give students a creative voice and the ability to change the narrative of how their community is perceived.

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