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Dominique Christina

I discovered this beautiful poet on YouTube (Button Poetry) and when one of my favorite websites For Harriet wrote a piece about her in 2014. She is a poetry slam champion. She is part of my Black History where she tells Herstory about race in America. Her words are beautiful and painful at the same time. As a mother I cried when I heard her recite her poem “Emmet Till”.

Check out her video:


  1. That is powerful and painful all in one. If you have not read it, one of my favorite books is the one Emmitt Till’s mother wrote about him. END OF INNOCENCE. it’s heart wrenching


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