“I use the power of hip hop to educate my students”

The poet, who lives across London, says he couldn’t imagine being a teacher eight years ago, but now a 3rd grade teacher says he can’t imagine doing anything else.

Christian Foley is a spoken word educator who uses the power of hip hop—and not just the music, but the flow of lyrics—to educate, protect, and inspire his students.

Video by Marcia Veiga and Sara Lee.