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Amena Brown Q+A: Poetry in an Age of Lament

How the spoken-word poet uses art to speak truth about race, faith, and womanhood. In 2002, Louie Giglio, founder of the Passion Movement, invited an unknown artist named Amena Brown to perform her spoken-word poetry at a vision-casting event called One Day Link. The conference was simulcast to over 20,000 people. At the time, Brown had been turned down by graduate schools and faced disappointment.
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