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  • The Most Powerful Poem You Have Ever Met: Alexis Gumbs

    Alexis Gumbs, a textile artist, political advocate, and presenter at the Will to Adorn program, reads a poem at the closing ceremonies of the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Will to Adorn focused on the diversity of the African American community as seen through the lens of dress.

    Videography: David Barnes, and documentation volunteers
    Edited: Kylie Shryock, and Alexander Jusdanis

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