Sonia Sanchez

Sonia Sanchez is the author of over 20 books including Homecoming, We a BaddDDD People, Love Poems, I’ve Been a Woman, A Sound Investment and Other Stories, Homegirls, Handgrenades, and most recently, Morning Haiku. A national and international lecturer on Black Culture and Literature, Women's Liberation, Peace and Racial Justice, Ms. Sanchez is also a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts, the Lucretia Mott Award for 1984, and more. In December 2011, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter selected Sonia Sanchez as Philadelphia’s first Poet Laureate, calling her “the longtime conscience of the city.”

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