Listen to this Poet Powerfully Articulate Why We Need to #SayHerName

Rekia Boyd was shot and killed by police officers in Chicago. Her killer Dante Servin was acquitted and no one showed up to march for Rekia

Porsha Olayiwola the reigning Indirld Poetry Slam Champion took the stage this August in Oakland, CA and explains why no one shows up for Black girls and women.

"I guess all the protestors got tied up. I guess all the Black fold were busy making signs saying 'stop killing our Black boys," she says pointing out the lack of concern towards black female bodies.

Watch her powerful poem below.


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