Poet Amanda Gorman reads 'The Hill We Climb'

20 jan 2021
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The nation's first Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman recites "The Hill We Climb."
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  • Great message Amanda! Go USA

    Matt O'DowdMatt O'Dowd5 klukkustundum síðan
  • Well, now the united states seems to be america's bruised but whole...

    noronha4223noronha42238 klukkustundum síðan
  • I find this sort of "poetry" pompous and self important. I hate the spoken word/slam poetry intonations. This is not good poetry and you all know it, you are just virtue signaling by acting like it is good. I hate our society.

    B0omer96B0omer9612 klukkustundum síðan
  • This isn't a poem; it's an essay.

    Harald HarsterHarald Harster14 klukkustundum síðan
  • Hey what’s your teacher that sent you this. Mine is ms.mentry

    K.mK.m17 klukkustundum síðan
  • POV: Your creative writing teacher said that watch this video because you got a quiz on this 😖🥱

    SarahSarah23 klukkustundum síðan
  • A White Dutchman was forced to cease translation of her poem...because of his skin color. The BEST/WORST (depends on your point of view) racists I have ever seen or heard, are Democrats in the United States. Black Democrats are equally as racist as White Democrats. Those 2 groups of people are the MOST racist people among mankind. White Democrats vote for Democrats because they know their policies harm minorities, & Black Democrats vote for Democrats because they think they can gain enough power to harm White People. Most Democrats will go their whole lives & have not the slightest inclination that they are the epitome of RACISM. Everything mankind has been fighting against ever since the written word, exists within Democrats ideologies, & beliefs.

    Michael SandovalMichael SandovalDegi Síðan síðan
  • 1.99% watch this because they want to see it 9.99% came here because of their English Teacher

    Delish_Taco*Delish_Taco*Degi Síðan síðan
  • Go Head Israelite Baby: That's why your set apart: she broke down the history of this country elegantly without saying how destructive but how great it is and at the same time explained love & modern integration is possible at some point supposedly as to now vs then: Hope & initiative but the truth is this: she's very talented. Go Head Israelite Baby. He that have an Ear to Hear, Let him Hear.

    Cutlass SupremeCutlass SupremeDegi Síðan síðan
  • wait a second everyone else is also here for school?

    ya boi koiya boi koiDegi Síðan síðan
  • this is a good poem but my ( ig our teachers) teacher making this an assignment is a no no😀

    ella morowella morowDegi Síðan síðan
  • Fast forward to a month later, "uproar" that a white woman DARE translate her beautious poetry into Dutch. How inappropriate to have a whitey, it's like symbolizing white supremacyyy.

    Kamala Harris's NeckKamala Harris's NeckDegi Síðan síðan
  • Love her

    Aniga WAniga WDegi Síðan síðan
  • Is she also translating it into sign language?

    TheCassTheCass2 dögum síðan
  • Golden Globe? Good...but not enough!😐

    Mihaela BORZOSHMihaela BORZOSH2 dögum síðan
  • I knew it would be bad, but this bad I did not expect

    Timmy CorbittTimmy Corbitt2 dögum síðan
  • I sent myself lol. What a poised beautiful young woman! I’m proud. 💜

    cj winscj wins3 dögum síðan
  • Good speech. Not a poem though. Does anyone agree?

    Luis MacasLuis Macas3 dögum síðan
  • POV: all these comments say something close to “POV: U have a writing Assignment about this”

    Nephele TorresNephele Torres3 dögum síðan
  • I got here because I heard Amanda do it live at Joe and Kamala 's Inaugurations. Excellence all around. -Dave@Woodpile 58N 16E

    rd609rd6094 dögum síðan
  • my teacher tell me to do what do u felt what you will do this me I felt nothing and I will do noting bc I watching Kpop and Kpop is better than this sorry

    Nayeon KimNayeon Kim4 dögum síðan
  • I love this poet!

    ALESSANDRA CAFASSOALESSANDRA CAFASSO4 dögum síðan
  • LMAOAO i like this comment section. except for the people bullying the one english teacher that commented BAHAHAH

    Maty DiopMaty Diop4 dögum síðan
  • FALSE HOPE! All those Luciferians know that i understood the agenda! This wicked world is coming to AN END! What you call good is COMING TO AN END ... PERIOD! 2Thesselonians, THE MYSTERY OF INIQUITY. POEM FOR THE ANTI CHRIST ORDER! NOT THE KINGDOM OF GOD!

    Miriam IsraelMiriam Israel4 dögum síðan
  • Who's here from 9b flg Bamberg lol

    Basti lolBasti lol4 dögum síðan
  • Hello classmates

    Basti lolBasti lol4 dögum síðan
  • came for the schoolwork stayed for the schoolwork. Poem was good tho ngl

    KryoticoKryotico4 dögum síðan
  • Impressive. This is American energy on its way to the Great Republic. The Shining City on the Hill. But first some healing must be done. Begin with the JFK murder. See what it was. A coup d'etat to reach an imperial state. See what has happened and make the turn.

    Henk RijkseHenk Rijkse4 dögum síðan
    • im only here for my assignment ;-;

      SmellyNotSlimSmellyNotSlim4 dögum síðan
  • Lol all the comments are talking about how their english teachers sent them here I mean my english teacher sent me here too

    WolfieDogWolfieDog5 dögum síðan
  • pov: you have to write an essay on this but are distracted by the comments

    Parker WillParker Will5 dögum síðan
  • It very interesting that this is a Spanish participation assignment for me

    Captain Price’s LoverCaptain Price’s Lover5 dögum síðan
  • 0:17 when the poem starts

    Smash StudiosSmash Studios5 dögum síðan
  • POV: your teacher assigned this to you.

    AviviaAvivia5 dögum síðan
  • She speaks well, but it's not poetry. Although for "New BLM America" it's really the top of the hill

    Radaev AlexanderRadaev Alexander5 dögum síðan
    • yeah it's more of a summary speech then poetry

      Joey billy bobJoey billy bob5 dögum síðan
  • POV: ur English teacher sent you here

    EX_cLaWEX_cLaW5 dögum síðan
  • POV: You're watching this for a school English assignment.

    Soham VankudreSoham Vankudre5 dögum síðan
  • my teacher sent me here and im canadian bro

    Abdul BoseAbdul Bose5 dögum síðan
  • I got sent here by an SEL teacher

    Ben RoordaBen Roorda5 dögum síðan
  • Fr tho, are they all teaming up against us?

    Mobile PlayerMobile Player5 dögum síðan
  • Pov: all you see is pov

    Mobile PlayerMobile Player5 dögum síðan
  • POV: Ur looking through the comments for things to help u write ur essay

    Colin LawColin Law5 dögum síðan
  • forever a historical moment

    Hannah EmmeHannah Emme6 dögum síðan
  • Hi set 2?:)

    _Lemon.Frog__Lemon.Frog_6 dögum síðan
  • hi education village

    REGGE RGRGERAGREGGE RGRGERAG6 dögum síðan
  • Imagine bein sent here from school. I came in my own time😎

    JjkJjk6 dögum síðan
  • POV: when u realize that ur not the only 1 who got send here by ur english teacher

    Roblox BbyRoblox Bby6 dögum síðan
  • pov: you have to do this for school

    leila hopeleila hope6 dögum síðan
  • period

    Xoxo pandaXoxo panda6 dögum síðan
  • yay school assignment

    visionhazevisionhaze7 dögum síðan
  • Egg

    Benthebomber212 _Benthebomber212 _7 dögum síðan
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      Benthebomber212 _Benthebomber212 _7 dögum síðan
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      Benthebomber212 _Benthebomber212 _7 dögum síðan
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      Benthebomber212 _Benthebomber212 _7 dögum síðan
    • Correct, egg

      ZombieZombie7 dögum síðan
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    ZombieZombie7 dögum síðan
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      Benthebomber212 _Benthebomber212 _7 dögum síðan
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      ZombieZombie7 dögum síðan
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      Benthebomber212 _Benthebomber212 _7 dögum síðan
  • jesus. 1.6 mil like from just English assignments

    Zakk ElwellZakk Elwell7 dögum síðan
  • The way she talks is just annoying

    Hi HiHi Hi7 dögum síðan
  • I came here because I wanted to, not because of my english teacher.

    The Holy BoinkThe Holy Boink7 dögum síðan
  • See if I wasn't forced to watch it by the school board against my own free will, I might actually enjoy it

    DankEZDankEZ7 dögum síðan
  • POV: Looking for answers to the question your teacher asked you for your school assignment. The Guidance you are looking for: Talk about her being a girl raised by a single mother descended by slaves who wants to be president.

    SpectacleSpectacle7 dögum síðan
  • You should talk to Candace Owens and have your brain reformatted.

    TranscendingEuphoriaTranscendingEuphoria8 dögum síðan
  • Grüße an die Deutschen Schüler die das für Englisch machen müssen

    Hello NicetomeetyouHello Nicetomeetyou8 dögum síðan
  • Everyone is saying they're from their English teachers I'm just here coz its a great poem

    scootmalootscootmaloot8 dögum síðan
  • Wow! First, Serena Williams best in tennis; Simone Biles best in gymnastics; and now Amanda Gorman best in poetry! Who's next? They put a smile on every face who watch them.

    Caribbean GirlCaribbean Girl8 dögum síðan
  • So who got the answers?

    Female HustlerFemale Hustler8 dögum síðan
  • i expect an apology for making a poem so good that every single teacher in American is currently shoving it down our collective throats

    waffielzwaffielz10 dögum síðan
    • Not just America

      Nayan925Nayan9256 dögum síðan
    • I mean I do t even live in America but our teacher is doin the same lmao I'm from Ireland btw

      Thulini DonThulini Don8 dögum síðan
    • 😆lol

      pamela egeonupamela egeonu9 dögum síðan
  • Cringe AF Didn't even bother with cadence, syllable count per line, or even a basic rhyme scheme Just straight prose

    a ma m10 dögum síðan
  • Perfect Amanda

    Jane HelenaJane Helena10 dögum síðan
  • someone should help me with this assignment lol

    taytay Matthewstaytay Matthews10 dögum síðan
  • Garbage poem! Trash lady!

    cuncenticuncenti11 dögum síðan
  • 2:31 There he is.

    Will DamronWill Damron11 dögum síðan
  • I'm not even American and yet I was still sent here by my teacher.

    ChroniclesChronicles12 dögum síðan
    • @ya boi koi stop crying

      CJ GamingCJ Gaming2 klukkustundum síðan
    • @CJ Gaming literally just read what I said pea-brain. American English is the most used by a lot.

      ya boi koiya boi koi3 klukkustundum síðan
    • @ya boi koi what’s your point it says English in it so don’t even speak

      CJ GamingCJ Gaming4 klukkustundum síðan
    • Same I’m Irish

      CJ GamingCJ Gaming4 klukkustundum síðan
    • ​@Communismisgreat Well English originated from England but you can't say it's not American, it's used by Americans and it's called American English. Also Gorman did this poem in American English. That's what this comment is based on. And you've got to face that two thirds of all English speakers speak American English, so it's kind of the face of many peoples' imaginations of "English"

      ya boi koiya boi koiDegi Síðan síðan
  • so, we all got this by our english teachers?

    Sunkissed EditsSunkissed Edits12 dögum síðan
  • 1:15

    onian AEonian AE12 dögum síðan
  • Shoutout to my classmates!

    Waferz 05Waferz 0512 dögum síðan
  • The libs cheated and won!

    Jack NeimanJack Neiman12 dögum síðan
  • Beautiful

    Pathways Immigration LawPathways Immigration Law12 dögum síðan
  • I was sent here by my school librarian but I'm glad I stayed

    FalconwingArtisticFalconwingArtistic12 dögum síðan
  • Stop looking at this comment. You have an essay to write.

    Samurai Gamer88Samurai Gamer8813 dögum síðan
    • @Communismisgreat COmmunism is great, you've killed over 90 million people with your "communism"

      Randy ShermanRandy Sherman4 dögum síðan
    • No I don’t think I will

      CommunismisgreatCommunismisgreat4 dögum síðan
    • Dont write your essay, school is abd and is the things democrats use to KILL bABIES!

      Randy ShermanRandy Sherman4 dögum síðan
  • who else here for a school assignment.And dad made them watch this

    Maya_helloMaya_hello13 dögum síðan
  • You go girl!

    C.J. Young Jr.C.J. Young Jr.13 dögum síðan
  • For 심슨. 0:17 1:14 2:01 3:12

    곰디곰디13 dögum síðan
  • Typical oppressed racial rhetoric. She also did not say anything poetic and she stole from Maya with her 'rise" stanzas. So cliche. Most people just eat this stuff up. I had to mute her just to shut her up and read the comments in peace.

    pearl harborpearl harbor13 dögum síðan
  • Ugh she looks so gorgeous

    Betty JohnsonBetty Johnson13 dögum síðan
  • All y’all here for an English assignment, anyone here for an art assignment??

    Carter-hot pocketsCarter-hot pockets14 dögum síðan
  • POV: The English teacher sent us here again

    Don CamachoDon Camacho14 dögum síðan
  • My English teacher teaches me more and black history than my history teacher (who just so happens to be a big trump supporter.) Really says something huh?

    SpoonzitySpoonzity14 dögum síðan
  • Joe 1.🇺🇸💙👫hi

    Nasir UddinNasir Uddin14 dögum síðan
  • Anybody know the 9 literary references used in this poem? I got until tomorrow. Asking for a friend.

    Your Friendly Neighborhood SmarkYour Friendly Neighborhood Smark14 dögum síðan
    • good luck lmao

      waffielzwaffielz10 dögum síðan
  • Men

    Daniel Playz the returnDaniel Playz the return14 dögum síðan
  • 🖤🖤🖤🖤

    Rainey JRainey J14 dögum síðan
  • nobody: teachers: let's make this homework like if you agree

    If i can you can tooIf i can you can too15 dögum síðan
  • I feel like I traveled in time. Back. A bit more than thirty years. Back to the time communists ran my county and "actresses" recited poems exactly like this one.

    Jan KrynickyJan Krynicky15 dögum síðan
    • @SoftNut America wasn't, the country I live in was.

      Jan KrynickyJan Krynicky7 dögum síðan
    • Yes cause America was under communist regime in the 80's lol

      SoftNutSoftNut7 dögum síðan
  • My English teacher told me to follow the sheep...

    En WinEn Win15 dögum síðan
  • 🤭🤭🙌🏾she did so good‼️😍

    Veniayetta FlowersVeniayetta Flowers16 dögum síðan
  • "Democracy may be delayed but never denied". What a great poet you are!

    peter elempeter elem16 dögum síðan
  • isworlds.info/item/0tmMgJap1GzMhms/v-deo

    Sarah ArmaniSarah Armani16 dögum síðan
  • I'm watching this for a school assignment

    Alma PerochoAlma Perocho16 dögum síðan
  • 1861...and 100 years to 1961; and here I am; a Republican; a Lincoln Republican; marking the decades 71..81..91..01..11..21 and that is our speach.. that is our American

    SenatorSenator16 dögum síðan
  • Hoping all in her generation embodies her intellect and passion so that humanity can move toward a better future. Amazing!

    Jade Van VossJade Van Voss17 dögum síðan
  • Mates, it isn't the "same-minded" English teachers, it's part of the establishment's curriculum.

    Der WüstenfuchsDer Wüstenfuchs17 dögum síðan
  • if u spacecat this email me

    jason ruffyjason ruffy17 dögum síðan
  • Neoliberals hire these black faces spouting platitudes instead of getting the lead out of our drinking water. I look at this woman with the same disgust I have for a Candace Owens. Two sides of a flawed coin. Your not going to hear any mention of labor unions in this poet’s work. Just another sellout cashing in.

    greg0879greg087917 dögum síðan
  • 4:52 is she rapping? :o

    Marcio Adriell Z.CMarcio Adriell Z.C17 dögum síðan
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