Black Voices Matter

Kent, Ohio

A community poem in support of racial justice at Kent State University and around the globe. As an expression of solidarity for the Black Lives Matter social movement against police brutality and racially motivated violence against black people, we invite people from around the world to contribute a line or stanza in response to poet and activist Sonia Sanchez’ poem, “This is Not a Small Voice.” You don’t need to have any previous writing experience to participate. Simply select one or more of the prompts below to share your voice.