Tag Archives: Sonia Sanchez

Poets for Justice

Poetry–like music, like theater, like many arts and community activities–brings people together. And when people get together, as the world screen has displayed prominently in the past year, stuff happens–good stuff. Empowerment. Liberation. Education. Social justice. Political rallying is not … Continue reading

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Activist Poetry

Things have changed considerably since I was a graduate student in creative writing at a big state university. I was advised to write poetry for its own sake, and quickly concluded that that was the best course of action. Collect … Continue reading

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