From Black Arts to Hip Hop: Implications for the 21st Century

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Internationally renowned, award-winning poet and activist/scholar Sonia Sanchez shared her dynamic work about the evolution of revolutionary black art and politics.

Sanchez, formerly professor of English and Women's Studies at Temple University, is the recipient of both the Robert Frost Medal for distinguished lifetime service to American poetry and the Langston Hughes Poetry Award. Considered one of the most important writers of the Black Arts Movement, Sanchez is the author of sixteen books. She is one of 20 African American women featured in "Freedom Sisters," an interactive exhibition created by the Cincinnati Museum Center and Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition.


Sonia Sanchez

Higgins School of Humanities

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