Ayvaunn Penn: What If You Were Beaten by Your Husband On Your Wedding Night?


Ayvaunn Penn from Your Black Poets presents “The Power of Silence” by E. D. Arrington out of Wilson, North Carolina.   [youtube FHm4ulnvRSs]  

Ayvaunn Penn Performs: “Going Home” – Living Your Best Life While You’re Still Breathing


In this episode of Your Black Poets, YBW’s Ayvaunn Penn performs “Going Home,” a poem by Catherine Whitehead out of Chicago, IL.  If you’d like your poetry featured on Your Black Poets, please send Ayvaunn a note.   CLICK HERE TO WATCH                

Ayvaunn Penn Performs: I Could Not Survive Outside my Blackness


Watch as Ayvaunn Penn from Your Black World performs “I Could Not Survive Outside My Blackness”  by Philip Paul Grimes. click here to watch      

Ayvaunn Penn: Black Poets Taking Over Pop Culture


A special message from Ayvaunn Penn of Your Black Poets: Hello everyone! I just wanted to take a moment to greet you, and let you know how excited I am that you decided to become a part of Your Black Poets. This is a revolution, let me tell ya’. Together, we are bringing poetry and spoken […]

Ayvaunn Penn: If Barack Obama Was a Blues Singer……


In her latest performance, Ayvaunn Penn from Your Black Poets performs a piece by Christopher D. Sims called “If Barack Obama Was a Blues Singer.” Click here to watch the video.