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July 17, 2013

The Most Powerful Poem You Have Ever Met: Alexis Gumbs at the 2013 Folklife Festival Closing Ceremony

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 by David Barnes and documentation volunteers
Edited by Kylie Shryock and Alexander Jusdanis