Dominique Christina - Earth at Risk 2014

'Birmingham Sunday' and 'Emmett Till'

The award-winning slam poet and a tireless voice for human rights, especially the rights of women and people of color, delivers an emotional and personal performance about breaking racial barriers and the lingering effect of the killing of Emmett Till. Filmed at the Earth at Risk 2014 conference in San Francisco, California.

In the video above, her speech and performance of "Birmingham Sunday" and "Emmett Till" follows Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Chris Hedges' keynote speech at the Earth at Risk 2014 conference in San Francisco, California.

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