Speak Up, Listen Up, Act Upon playlist for 04/05/2024

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A Revised, re-mixed mixtape for National Poetry Month!



  • WSSU Choir "Lift Every Voice and Sing" - Live
  • Gwendolyn Brooks "We Real Cool" - Our Souls Have Grown Deep Like Rivers
  • Gwendolyn Brooks "The Mother" - Our Souls Have Grown Deep Like Rivers
  • Sweet Honey in the Rock "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around" - Freedom Song
  • Mahalia Jackson "Take My Hand, Precious Lord" - The Essential Mahalia Jackson
  • Langston Hughes "Weary Blues" - Live on The 7 O'Clock Show
  • Sonia Sanchez "For Langston / I've Known Rivers" - Full Moon of Sonia
  • Countee Cullen "Heritage" - Reading
  • Mississippi McDonald "Blues for Albert" - Heavy State Loving Blues
  • Sonia Sanchez "Poem for Some Women / Leak in this Old Building" - Full Moon of Sonia
  • Nikki GIovanni "My House" - The Way I Feel
  • Amiri Baraka "Kutoa Umoja" - It's Nation Time
  • Maya Angelou "Still I Rise" - Caged Bird Sings
  • Charlotte "Sista C" Ferrell "Love Time, Poem TIme" - Just for You


  • Posted on: 4 April 2024
  • By: cjsfpa