Amanda Gorman delivered her poem "The Hill We Climb" at the Jan. 20, 2021 inauguration of President Joe Biden. Gorman, 22, a Los Angeles native, wore a ring with a caged bird, a gift from Oprah Winfrey for the occasion to symbolize the beloved poet Maya Angelou, who also was an inaugural poet. (Read more about the nation's first Youth Poet Laureate in this article in Vogue magazine.)
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 20 2021 - 5:37pm
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Sep 29 2020 - 1:17pm
Watch and listen to video of "Hard Won," a song celebrating women's suffrage by San Antonio Poet Laureate Andrea Vocab Sanderson, and featuring Alyson Alonzo. The song and video were sponsored by the League of Women Voters San Antonio area, produced by Nick Shan at RTE Studios. Keys by Gabriel Medina. Video production by Barbara Felix. All lyrics were written and performed by Andrea Sanderson & Alyson Alonzo. Dance by Tamara Adira of Arte y Pasión.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 16 2015 - 2:19pm
The San Antonio peaceCENTER hosted a conversation about Prejudice in Our World Today, featuring Peace Laureates Rosie Castro, Rabbi Samuel and Lynn Stahl, Sr. Teresa Maya and Imam Omar Shakir. The conversation on Feb. 26, 2015 was held at the Whitley Center at Oblate School of Theology and was free and open to the public. The Peace Laureates were asked to give their wisdom in conversation about ways to talk about prejudice while being honest and compassionate.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Apr 14 2014 - 4:16pm
REPLAY VIDEO: San Antonio Poet Laureate Laurie Ann Guerrero read from her book A Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying and discussed the art and craft of poetry from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 at Central Library, 600 Soledad. NOWCastSA webcast the event for anyone to view live or come back and replay later right here on this page.
Written by San Antonio Pu… on Oct 15 2013 - 3:11pm