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Def Poetry – Sonia Sanchez – Poem for Some Women

Hey Y’all, Sonia Sanchez is an African-American poet most often associated with the Black Arts Movement. She has authored over a dozen books of poetry, as well as plays and children’s books. She was a recipient of 1993 Pew Fellowships in the Arts. Born: September 9, 1934 (age 78), Birmingham Spouse: Etheridge Knight Education: Hunter […]

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Def Poetry: Sarah Kay "Hands"

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National Poetry Month 2013

Hey Y’all, April is National Poetry Month.I considered myself a poet once upon a time. That is until I was introduced to the world of Poets in Brooklyn NY. There was a poetry revelation going on within the African American community, these kids were ‘crunchy granola’s. The first Black people I’ve ever meet that were vegetarians and politically radical. I was introduced to […]