Terisa Siagatonu - a renowned US poet of Samoan ancestry

10 April 2019 

MIT had the honour of hosting Terisa Siagatonu - a renowned US poet of Samoan ancestry who spoke to students about her life and craft.

In 2012, she received President Obama’s Champions of Change Award for her activism as a spoken word artist and community organizer.

During the set, Terisa recited an untitled work inspired by the Christchurch terrorist attacks and the shooting of rapper Nipsey Hussle.




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