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A Scottish poet who proudly proclaims ‘this is my country’

Clip: 09/08/2016 | 5m 13s

Jackie Kay is Scotland's first black national poet. Adopted as a child, much of her poetry and prose speaks to her own experience of not feeling entirely welcome in her own country. “I wrote the poems that I wanted to read and I wrote about the experiences that I wanted to find,” she says. Jeffrey Brown reports.

Aired: 09/08/16

Rating: NR

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