This beautiful, elegiac short film by Savanah Leaf is a video poem. “The Ayes Have It” was written by Tiana Clark and speaks about being a mixed race woman in the American South married to a white man. How do our perceptions of race shape our judgements and our behavior? We can all do better.
“For Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin and every family denied justice
A FILM BY
Todd Boss, Egg Creative, Claire McGirr
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
IN ASSOCIATION WITH
“The Ayes Have It,” a poem by Tiana Clark. ©2012 Tiana Clark. Used by permission. This poem first appeared in Raven Chronicles.”