POETRY


POETRY

This Is Not a Small Voice by Sonia Sanchez

https://poets.org/anthology/black-lives-matter

The link above will direct you to a poem by Sonia Sanchez, This Is Not a Small Voice. This poem is the voice for the lives lost and the voice of people demanding change. Sonia Sanchez’s emotional and touching choice of words will allow you to feel the pain and the demand Black Lives Matter represents for change.


Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

https://poets.org/poem/still-i-rise


The link above will direct you to a poem by Maya Angelou, Still I Rise. Maya Angelou speaks volumes about the injustices in society and the challenges African Americans have overcome and those they still need to fight for. The phrase “still I rise” continues powerfully throughout the poem and represents the hope of every new day.