Nick Speed presents Speed of Sound

Jessica Care Moore

60 minsFirst aired 22 May 2019
Annistique Photography

Get to know the celebrated poet, playwright and educator who hails from Detroit.

Jessica Care Moore came to national prominence after winning the Showtime at the Apollo competition a record-breaking five years straight. Through books, spoken word and music, her words amplify the experiences of black America, and powerfully capture the unique spirit of Detroit. On this episode of Speed of Sound, Nick and Jessica Care Moore compare notes on the power of Detroit music, storytelling and activism.


Produced and engineered by Conor Anderson

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