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Consider it a creative insult to limit poetry’s national recognition to the month of April. Nonetheless, I thank the establishment… Read More

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“Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.”… Read More

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Hardly a day goes by that André LeRoy Davis isn’t drawing, but on the night of July 13, 2013, the… Read More

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It wasn’t until graduate school that Michelle Joan Wilkinson, director of collections and exhibitions at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland… Read More

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Back in the 1970s when graffiti was young, most New York City artists (who actually referred to themselves as writers) just wanted… Read More

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Her smile is bright and accented with a purple hue across her lips. Her doe eyes light up as she talks about the excitement mounting since her photographs… Read More

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