Jamila Lyiscott is a “tri-tongued orator,” and this powerful spoken-word essay celebrates — and challenges — the three distinct flavors of English she speaks with her friends, in the classroom and with her parents. As she explores the complicated history and present-day identity that each language represents, she unpacks what it means to be “articulate.”

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  • prettypractical.com

    THAT was badass. I don’t care for spoken word, but she blew me away.

  • nononsense57

    I loved everything about that. She is TOO fly!