Sonia Sanchez on Learning the Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston

By Sonia Sanchez — 2012

Here, Sonia Sanchez discusses her beginnings as a writer and poet, and her discovery of Zora's work.

05:32 min


Lucille Clifton & Sonia Sanchez: Mirrors & Windows

Clifton & Sanchez - Mirrors & Windows 10/24/2001 at The New School, New York, NY. Moderated by Eisa Davis.


Sonia Sanchez-Black Arts Movement (Bam) to Hip Hop

This was a panel discussion from a few years back where several members of the Black Arts Movement spoke including poet Sonia Sanchez . They gave up game on the History of the Black Arts Movement, their lives and the role art plays in shaping politics and the world around them.


#Ilovemalcolm: Alicia Garza and Sonia Sanchez on #Blacklovematters

Alicia Garza (co-founder, BlackLivesMatter) interviews Sonia Sanchez (writer, Black Arts Movement) on Malcolm X, online organizing and love in the Black Freedom Movement.


Five Questions with Sonia Sanchez

Stony Brook University’s “Five Questions With …” video series showcases leaders from every field, sharing ambitious ideas and imaginative solutions for education and the global future.


Sonia Sanchez’s Advice to Young Activists and Change-Makers

Envision Peace Museum fosters insight into the meanings and roots of peace while empowering visitors to overcome violence and injustice in their lives and in the world.


2008: Sonia Sanchez — Middle Passage

Sonia Sanchez performs her poem "Middle Passage" accompanied by guitarist Gerry De Mol.


What Does It Mean to Be Human? | Sonia Sanchez | TEDxPhiladelphia

In this captivating reading, legendary poet, activist and scholar Sonia Sanchez explores the most important question of the 21st century: What does it mean to be human?


Def Poetry - Sonia Sanchez - Poem for Some Women

Sonia Sanchez on Season 1 Episode 2 of Def Poetry Jam