Dispatches from the Moth

2020

Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jul 08, 2020

Storytelling School with The Moth: Weekly Storytelling Activity #21

by Moth EDU

Lesson #21: SETTING: "When People Ask Me Where I'm From"- Beth Gebresilasie Here’s another Storytelling School with The Moth! We are in the midst of a difficult time that can feel hard to process, both for ourselves and for our young people. For this week’s blog, we’re taking a look at a story about finding, losing, and getting support from friends. This week’s Storytelling School story is: “When People Ask Me Where I'm From” by Beth Gebresilasie ...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jun 30, 2020

Storytelling School with The Moth: Weekly Storytelling Activity #20

by The Moth Staff

Lesson #20: STEPPING STONES: "Don’t Violate My People" - Mmachi Dimoriaku Here’s another Storytelling School with The Moth! We are in the midst of a difficult time that can feel hard to process, both for ourselves and for our young people. For this week’s blog, we’re taking a look at a story about having pride in your culture. This week’s Storytelling School story is: “Don’t Violate My People” by Mmachi Dimoriaku You can read the transcript of...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jun 26, 2020

Moth Playlist: Joyful Noise

by The Moth Staff

Inspired by our recent All Together Now Podcast, we want to continue to celebrate joy. Yes, the news cycle continues to be heavy, but it is important to remember there is so much levity and gorgeousness in the Black experience. Ossie Davis captures in words what we hope this playlist provides, "I find, in being black, a thing of beauty: a joy; a strength; a secret cup of gladness." @media screen and (max-width: 600px) { #JoyfulNoisePlaylist { width: 350px; }...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jun 23, 2020

Storytelling School with The Moth: Weekly Storytelling Activity #19

by The Moth Staff

Lesson #19: FIRST AND LAST LINES: "Go, Venae, Go!" - Neshaune Lasley Here’s another Storytelling School with The Moth! We are in the midst of a difficult time that can feel hard to process, both for ourselves and for our young people. For this week’s blog, we’re taking a look at a story about support from family. This week’s Storytelling School story is: “Go, Venae, Go!” by Neshaune Lasley You can read the trans...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jun 19, 2020

Moth Playlist: Who Can You Trust?

by The Moth Staff

The country is caught in the tumultuous swirl of both a pandemic and the most intense period of unrest since the 1960s. Yet, in the midst of it all, there are moments of beauty and generosity (and humor) that can come from surprising places and restore our faith and trust. This week’s playlist is dedicated to the kindness of strangers. @media screen and (max-width: 600px) { #WhoCanYouTrustPlaylist { width: 350px; }...

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