Poetry Picks: ‘On Status’

Last week’s pick was a piece by Shihan on Def Poetry Jam. (click here to watch)

Def Poetry Jam was so inspirational for the culture and is definitely an underrated gem of the early 2000’s. This week’s pick is a reading by one of the most graceful black women alive, Phylicia Rashad. She read from her mom’s book of verses, a piece entitled, ‘On Status‘.

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Shaakira White

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