"The theme of my story is about walking the Phoenix fire -- sometimes you have to die to get free," says LadySpeech Sankofa. "I'm really going to be speaking to my struggles as woman and a black woman and a lot of the things that I've survived."
ladyspeech.com LadySpeech Sankofa performing at RedLine Gallery in 2012.
As part of In Her Own Words: Stories from Our Journey, a storytelling event happening this Sunday, August 25 at the Adagio Bed & Breakfast, local poet and performer Sankofa will share personal tales of strife and growth. Put on by the We Are Women Colorado organization, the day is meant to connect women through the power of personal experience.More »