The Hill Supply Chain Leaders Climb

Words matter. As I sat and listened to Amanda Gorman’s poetry at Joe Biden’s inauguration, I gasped. While there were great fireworks, singers, and speeches during the inauguration, Amanda’s contribution spoke to me.

The young daughter of a black single mother stole the show. I hung on to every word. I read her poem–The Hill We Climb–every day for a week. Mesmerized, I quickly became a groupie.

When Amanda spoke to Anderson Cooper of CNN on US politics’ current state, she stated her belief that today’s political struggle is a misappropriation of words. When Anderson asked her to elaborate, she explained, “We suffer from words stated and shared without an understanding of meaning.” It spoke to me and is the genesis of this post. Read more...

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