“Black privilege is me having already memorized my nephew’s eulogy, my brother’s eulogy, my father’s eulogy, my unconceived child’s eulogy.”
For the next five days heading into the new year, we’ll be counting down the top videos on Button from 2015! Coming in fifth on the list, “Black Privilege” by Crystal Valentine. Congratulations Crystal! Watch the video below.
Congratulations to Poetry Slam, Inc. on topping 2,000,000 views on their YouTube channel! All of the performances we film from finals stages at the annual Women of the World Poetry Slam, National Poetry Slam, and Individual World Poetry Slam go up over there, so make sure to subscribe and check it all out!
“Loneliness is my specialty, like trembling is that of an earthquake, or how a closet is supposed to hide all the right parts of me.”
Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button Playlist, featuring the hottest recent videos on the Button YouTube channel. Updated every week! Today’s additions: Iain Kohn, Rachel Wiley, Crystal Valentine, & Carrie Rudzinski. Congratulations poets!