Word X Word: Being Different in America

Eleven years after our nation’s independence, the Constitution was created. The First Amendment, or Freedom of Speech, is a pillar that has defined American values ever since. Based out of Pittsfield, Word X Word is a program that embraces freedom of speech in its series “Poets Creating Conversation.The project tackles some of the biggest issues Americans face today. Connecting Point attended a Word X Word event, where in their own words and voicing their own opinions, people talked about being “different in America”.