Amanda Gorman (@TheAmandaGorman )

Amanda Gorman

Bio Poet. Activist. Harvard 20 Inquiries below
Location Los Angeles, California
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Following 617
Account created 15-06-2014 22:27:34
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iPhone : “All Black lives matter. No matter what.” It’s as simple as that. No better way to celebrate #InternationalWomensDay than with the words of Amanda Gorman from @Ham4Progress’ “The Joy In Our Voices”.

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Twitter Web App : Meghan was the Crown's greatest opportunity for change, regeneration, and reconciliation in a new era. They didn't just maltreat her light--they missed out on it.

Twitter Web App : Unclear if this will change the Royal family, but Meghan's strength will certainly redefine family everywhere. Think of the women who will be inspired to stand up for their lives, the partners who will be kinder & more courageous than the kin they were born into.

Twitter Web App : This isn't Meghan's princess ‘happy’ ending. But sometimes change, the decisions that bring us the most hurt, aren't about about happiness, but healing.

Twitter Web App : Meghan is living the life Diana should have, if only those around her had been as brave as she was. Meghan isn’t living a life without pain, but a life without a prison.

Twitter Web App : 6/6 @826national 🇺🇸📝the largest youth writing network in the country, dedicated to amplifying the words of young writers. They serve 80,000 students in 9 cities!

Twitter Web App : 4/6 @bblitarts 🎨🖌🖼1 of the US' leading independent Literary/Arts Centers dedicated to expanding the public's knowledge of literature and art. In middle school I loved attending their teen writing workshops in their bookstore, munching on string cheese and carrots!

Twitter Web App : 3/6 @vitalvoices 📣✊🏿which invests in women leaders who are solving the world’s toughest challenges. They funded the community project I founded when I was 16 to promote youth literacy.

Twitter Web App : 2/6 @writegirlla 🖊🙋🏿‍♀️ is a creative writing and mentoring organization for teen girls. It was their free writing workshops in high school where I found my voice, as well as gained the mentorship of female writers

Twitter Web App : 1/6 Today I turn 23🥳🎉 As I reflect gratefully on this whirlwind year, I can’t help but believe that the best gift is one that pays your blessings forward. If you’ve been touched by my words, please consider donating or sharing these wonderful nonprofits. Even $1 works magic

Twitter Web App : “I stood at the border. I stood at the edge. And claimed it as central. I let the rest of the world move over to where I was.”

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Twitter Web App : I am so thankful for the outpouring of support since the incident last night. It won't change the truth of what happened, and continues to happen to Black Americans, but it reassures me of what I already know: There is always far more good in this world than bad. Love, Amanda…

Twitter Web App : In a sense, he was right. I AM A THREAT: a threat to injustice, to inequality, to ignorance. Anyone who speaks the truth and walks with hope is an obvious and fatal danger to the powers that be.…

Twitter Web App : A security guard tailed me on my walk home tonight. He demanded if I lived there because “you look suspicious.” I showed my keys & buzzed myself into my building. He left, no apology. This is the reality of black girls: One day you’re called an icon, the next day, a threat.…