Sonia Sanchez

(1934 / Birmingham, Alabama United States)

Sonia Sanchez Quotes

  • ''...I write to keep in contact with our ancestors and to spread truth to people.''
    Sonia Sanchez (b. 1934), African American author and political activist. As quoted in I Dream a World, by Brian Lanker (1989).
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  • ''... in order to be a true revolutionary, you must understand love. Love, sacrifice, and death.''
    Sonia Sanchez (b. 1934), U.S. poet. Black Women Writers at Work, ch. 10, by Claudia Tate (1985).
  • ''The black artist is dangerous. Black art controls the "Negro's" reality, negates negative influences, and creates positive images.''
    Sonia Sanchez (b. 1934), African American poet. Black Women Writers at Work, ch. 10, by Claudia Tate (1985).

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Blues

In the night
in my half hour
negro dreams
i hear voices knocking at the door
i see walls dripping screams up
and down the halls
won't someone open
the door for me? won't some
one schedule my sleep

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