This Poet Shows the Stunning Power of Telling Your Own Story

Ever take a moment to think about what you’ve learned? Check out this video and you’ll be glad Aja Monet did just that.

At 19, she was the youngest person ever to win the Nuyorican Poets Grandslam Championship title, and she continues to inspire with her words.

This imaginative short film reflects on what we can learn from the struggles of childhood, poverty, and survival.

With Love,
The Editors at Everyday Feminism

Aja Monet is an internationally established poet, performer, singer, songwriter, educator, and human rights advocate. Check out her website here and follow her on Twitter @aja_monet

This video was produced by Cam Be of Camovement