Darius Simpson – “Dear 7th Grade Self”

Performing at the 2018 Rustbelt Poetry Festival.

“Dear 7th Grade Self, you are currently one of two Black people in a class of about 80, suffice to say you speak for Black people everywhere now.”

Don’t miss this sensational poem from Darius Simpson, performing at the 2018 Rustbelt Poetry Festival in Detroit, MI.

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