“I Am – Somebody!” is a praise poem to African-Americans written in the 1950s by Reverend William H. Borders, Sr., Wheat Street Baptist Church pastor and civil rights activist. The poem is most often associated with the Reverend… Read More
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Posted on June 25, 2013 by malaika mutere
Oral Aesthetics, Pop Music, African Culture, Afrocentricity, Oral Tradition
Bronx, DJ Kool Herc, Doze Green, graffiti, hip-hop culture, I Am Somebody, kinetic orality, master drummer, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rev. William H. Borders, TAKI 183, Watts, Wattstax
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