DiDi Delgado

Black lives ALWAYS matter, even when they’re making white people uncomfortable.

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About

DiDi Delgado is an award winning poet, author, activist, and freelance journalist. She is currently Head of Operations at S.O.U.P (The Society Of Urban Poetry), facilitating writing workshops aimed at bridging the gaps between intersections of race, class, gender, sexual identity, and orientation. DiDi is also an organizer with Black Lives Matter Cambridge, and has served on the leadership team for the ACLU's BCPA Committee, and the Boston Branch of the NAACP's Young Adult Committee. She is consistently on the front lines blazing pathways, creating channels, and fostering connections in support of the most marginalized.

DiDi is the 2017 recipient of the YWCA Cambridge Women of Color Leading Change Award, and the 2016 Drylongso Award honoring people doing "extraordinary anti-racism work in Greater Boston." She is also the recipient of the 2015 Jack Powers Stone Soup Savor award, an annual honor bestowed upon one poet serving the Boston/Cambridge community. Deeply passionate about both her local and global community; DiDi believes that poetry and activism go hand in hand.

 

You cannot be a member of an oppressive group without inflicting harm on those you oppress. 

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