Sonia Sanchez

Sonia Sanchez

Sonia Sanchez is an African-American poet most often associated with the Black Arts Movement. She has authored over a dozen books of poetry, as well as short stories, critical essays, plays, and children's books. Wikipedia*

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Sonia Sanchez has 14 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Forum as a Professor for the Temple University. The year with the most videos was 2002 with three videos as a Professor for the English and Women’s Studies of the Temple University. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 1,336 views per program as a Poet. Most appearances with Tom Joyner (4), Tavis Smiley (4), Cornel West (3). Most common tags: African Americans, State of the Black Union, Arts & Literature.

Appearances by Title:December 29, 2011 - Present Poet Laureate, Philadelphia, PA Videos: 2 c. August 1, 1999 - Present Poet Videos: 5

Previously

Professor, English and Women’s Studies, Temple University c. July 8, 1994 - c. August 1, 1999 Videos: 6 Professor, Temple University c. April 22, 1989 - c. July 8, 1994 Videos: 1

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