It’s not that I need to see heroes or doctors or lawyers or Tuskegee Airmen as opposed to drug dealers or absent fathers or crack addicted sex-workers–or maids.
Today is the birthday of W.E.B. DuBois!
Lucille Clifton is my absolute favorite poet in the world.
This is not a blog post for hits. This is just a blog post for me and my grief.
Here are links to download some of my favorite classic Black books for your sweetie on Valentine’s Day–for FREE!
The way Black poets think about black poetry has been reduced to how and why we represent racial issues. We will not call it service literature, but we do want it to serve.
Last year marked the 30h anniversary of the publication of This Bridge Called My Back, one of the most cited feminist texts by women of color.
February 1, the first day of Black History Month, also is Langston Hughes’s birthday!