Sonia Sanchez, Lecture to Black Student Association, 1976
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Poet and activist Sonia Sanchez (Wilsonia Benita Driver) spoke at Eastern Michigan University in 1976. Introduced here by EMU Black Student Association spokesperson Malek Ukeine, Sanchez reads from her own poetry and lectures EMU students on issues facing African Americans in 1976. Framing her arguments and critiques in her religious beliefs and her affiliation with the Nation of Islam, Sanchez calls for righteousness and unity amongst African Americans. Sanchez also speaks on the plight of children, pan-Africanism, the portrayal of African Americans in media, womanhood, slavery, drugs and black identity.
children, entertainment, education, pan-africanism, cooperation, unity, womanhood, nation of islam, slavery, drugs, student, activism, eastern michigan university, black student association
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Sanchez, Sonia, "Sonia Sanchez, Lecture to Black Student Association, 1976" (1976). Lectures and Presentations. 14.