Jahman Hill – “Slavery, Freedom, and Authority”

Performing at IWPS 2019.

“When a police officer pulls me over, I can hear the syntax in his step. When he says the word ‘boy,’ it sounds like quotation marks. When he exercises his authority, I find myself sitting in slang, waiting for this grammar policeman to sentence me to a period or leave me in fragments.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Jahman Hill, performing at IWPS 2019 in San Diego, CA.

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