Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 20030226, 19941017
A poet, activist, and professor, Sonia Sanchez is a well-known member of the Black Arts Movement. She has been both a national and international lecturer on topics including African-American culture and literature, women's liberation, and peace and racial justice. In this program, Sanchez reads poems in her unique style that is part chanting part scat singing.
In the second half of this interview, Patricia Smith, a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts fellow, reads from her book Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah...
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