I know I’m late, again. I should have had this post waiting for you this morning instead of posting at lunchtime. But I hope you will forgive me and join me in celebrating Melvin B. Tolson’s birthday today! Let’s be proud of the poet who gave us “Dark Symphony,” “Harlem Gallery,” and “Libretto for the […]
I can’t wait for my first Black History Month podcast this afternoon with poet extraordinaire Remica L Bingham at 4:45PM Eastern on Talkshoe. Here’s the link to the website. I hope to “see” you then!
I woke up this morning, knowing I had forgotten something. And my good friend and mentor, Afaa Michael Weaver, reminded me just now on Twitter. It’s Langston Hughes’s birthday, y’all! And what sort of blues poet would I be if I didn’t celebrate this day?! I love that the first day of Black History Month […]