A poet’s homage to her grandmother

Bassey Ikpi

Poetry is not an art form that is readily associated with the work of the United Nations.

But try telling that to Bassey Ikpi, a Nigerian poet and writer, who performed her work during the recently held Africa Day celebration at UN headquarters in New York.

In this piece compiled by Beng Poblete-Enriquez, Bassey remembers her grandmother.

Duration: 2'29"

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