A few hours ago, I saw a public service ad online about doing something meaningful for September 11th, which, of course, was a horrible day in American history. So on this day, I’ve decided to celebrate my friend and beloved mentor, the renowned African American poet, educator and activist, Dr. Sonia Sanchez. She celebrated her […]
I’m concerned about Black women poets and since I’m a Black woman and a poet, sure, this is personal, but it’s not some beef, it’s some politics.
That first Cave Canem was the only time in my entire life where I felt truly loved and accepted by other Black people—or people, period. I was completely wrapped up in joy.