election outspoken

Spoken word artist Amani Z Saeed performs her poem Radical Love exclusively for HuffPost UK. In the vlog she speaks of her frustration with terrorism and the Islamophobia that follows.
Benna has never voted before. In this vlog for HuffPost UK, in which he performs his poem Why I've Never Voted, he talks about how voting is protest. He says 'the things that happen when I don't vote are the same things that happen when my peers do,' and how it is down to young people to ensure that the 'views from down here' reach the 'silver spoon meeting rooms'.
Doug Deans, in the poem Bloody Right, describes a conversation between a father and daughter. In this vlog, Doug performs the poem and touches on the frustration one young woman is facing - she doesn't know who to vote for or whether she knows enough.
Writer and comedy performer Madi Maxwell-Libby performs her poem Kids, Coins, Cuts in a vlog for HuffPost UK. In it, she speaks about the severe inequality in our society today, benefit cuts and the children left behind.
Women are stronger when they march together, says writer Michelle Fisher in her poem Terms of Endearment. In a vlog for HuffPost UK she speaks about her disappointment in our female prime minister and her government's decisions, the election of Donald Trump and how when we march as one, we are strong.
John Akinde performs his poem Letters in an exclusive vlog for HuffPost UK. In it he touches on how a letter took away the place he called home in the name of gentrification, how letters tell him what money he owes, where to be, and that he needs to vote. However, he doesn't ever get a letter telling him who represents him.