Wednesday, September 9, 2015
sonia sanchez - a living legend SEPT 9, 1934
SONIA SANCHEZ is a living legend in poetry. She was born on September 9, 1934. Her work strongly uses urban Black vernacular. This is SANCHEZ telling the truth by using the language, dialect, and idioms of the people.
SANCHEZ specifically directs her poetry to Black people, concentrating on themes of identity and pride. Throughout her work she has affirmed the value of strong family relationships and lashed out against all forms of racism, sexism, and ignorance. HONOR A LIVING LEGEND!
For more biographical info and a sampling of books and poetry GOOGLE her name.