Alixa and Naima are two poets who together make up Climbing PoeTree, an award winning performance duo. Mixing poetry and politics they seek to use their words to educate and inspire. On this edition, we hear performances by Climbing PoeTree and hear how their performances have evolved over the years.
Martha Franzen conducted this interview with Naima of Climbing PoeTree. Naima discusses art, activism, creativity, and the need for activists to envision better worlds. The program begins with commentaries from Dr. Cornel West and Mumia Abu Jamal.