The esteemed poet Sonia Sanchez, Ishle Park who has the distinction of being the Poet Laureate of Queens, and me, just before we go to the Lincoln Theater for the Youth Speaks finals, being filmed by HBO as Brave New Voices. Congratulations to ALL the teams, especially the finalists: Rochester, Chicago, New York City, Philadelphia, and the winner Team Hawaii!!
And to Santa Fe Indian School and Taos!!
All the teams.
You are brave and beautiful. Now I know that our hopes and dreams are being carried forward.
Posted by Joy Harjo at 12:17 PM