Gender & Sexuality
The forgotten collateral of exhuming the Black dead through art
This Poet’s Tearful ‘I’m Sorry’ Poem Shows Our Continuing Failure To Address Rape
Harvard Graduate Gives Powerful Spoken Word Poem at Graduation
These Four Poems About Black Hair, Resistance, and Love Will Brighten Your Day
This Poet Is Calling Out The Founding Fathers For Their Erasure Of Black People
Slam Poet Makes Devastating Mad Lib About Police Brutality
APPLY NOW: ‘Sing That Like Dovesong’ Workshop For Writers Of Color
5 Books for the Black, Queer Poet in Your Life
5 Black Queer Poets You Need on Your Bookshelf
VOTD: Camonghne Felix “Meat”
Broadway musical featuring songs from Tupac set for June 19
Guest submission: Why…some thoughts
Clip of the day: ‘Behind the Veil: God’s Victory’
Tupac-inspired musical set to debut in May
Happy 70th Birthday Nikki Giovanni!
Young Chicago Poet Malcolm London Will Address Race, Class, Education on TED show
Rhymes & Reasons Interviews avery r. young About the Hip Hop Songs that Changed His Life
Maya Angelou to Younger Generation: You Are Not the B-Word; You Are Not the N-Word
Student Discovers Forgotten Poem by America’s First Known Black Writer
Happy Birthday Langston Hughes!
San Francisco Teen Suspended from School Over Poem Inspired By Sandy Hook Shooting
MORE SH!T CHIEF KEEF DON’T LIKE – Poems by Kevin Coval (REVIEW)
LISTEN: Check Out Kevin Coval’s ‘Chicago (KEEF)’
Bob Dylan: The Stigma of Slavery Ruined America
Toni Morrison, Dolores Huerta, Bob Dylan Among Recipients of Presidential Medal of Freedom
Black History Spotlight: Nikki Giovanni’s “Ego-Trippin'”
Black History Spotlight: The Poetry of Langston Hughes
Nikky Finney, the 61st National Book of Poetry Award Winner "Honoree," Taught me how to "Honor" when she "Honored" Toni
Spoken Word Poetry: Hold Onto that History.
Jesmyn Ward becomes the 1st woman and Black author to win National Book Award for fiction twice
She ain’t white girl pregnant: Black, queer & expecting in an anti-Black, anti-queer world
Decolonizing empathy: why our pain will never be enough to disarm white supremacy
‘Thor: Ragnarok’ through a Black and Indigenous post-colonial lens
Who owns the Black experience?: Decolonizing theory & how the academy commodifies Black life
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