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The history and future of Black Studies, according to 1 founder, poet Sonia Sanchez

A Tribute to Sonia Sanchez at the opening night of March On Washington Film Festival.  (Larry French/Getty Images for March On Washington Film Festival)
A Tribute to Sonia Sanchez at the opening night of March On Washington Film Festival. (Larry French/Getty Images for March On Washington Film Festival)

Sonia Sanchez is one of the most celebrated and honored poets in the country. She is also one of the founders of the movement to create ethnic studies departments around the country.

She talks about the past and the future with Here & Now‘s Deepa Fernandes.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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