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Sonia Sanchez, Danny Glover, and Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr. Weigh In on Life Under Trump

Donald Trump is officially the 45th president of the United States, and for many Black…

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Sonia Sanchez Speaks Truth to Power, Poetically [INTERVIEW]

Consider it a creative insult to limit poetry’s national recognition to the month of April.…

The Peace Ball Was an Injection of Post-Obama Hope

One thing Washington, D.C., loves is an inaugural ball. They are a quadrennial reason for…

Last Poet Umar Bin Hassan Returns for Revolution [INTERVIEW]

Umar Bin Hassan is an OG when it comes to spoken word, influencing a generation…

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2014 Vision Awards Reflects on the LGBT Rights Movement

Storme DeLarverie’s name was not familiar to many of the celebrity guests in attendance at…

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Poet Jeff Dess Deconstructs ‘Ratchet’

“Hunneds!” “Hunneds!!” “HUNNEDS!!!” Victory chants, growing in volume and fervor as the maestro stood in…

Maya Angelou, the Feminist

The first time I heard Maya Angelou’s voice, I couldn’t imagine her ever being silent. Her…

Celebrate 25 years of Zora! Festivals [PHOTOS]

The ambassador to Morocco, a Florida congresswoman, two mayors, an Emmy-award winning actress, and a…

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Amiri Amour: Baraka in Memorium

I think about a time when I will be relaxed. When flames and non-specific passions…

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[VINTAGE VISION] Baraka and the Black Arts Movement

Many young writers, no matter how independent they are as thinkers, want to be down…

25 Years Strong: The ZORA! Festival

Their Eyes Were Watching God is the most notably recognized literary offering of iconic novelist,…

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] Black Americans Stand for Africa

In my father’s office back home in Limuru, Kenya, there was a large framed, autographed…

DANCE! The Choreographer Behind Porgy and Bess

If there's an Alvin Ailey of the modern age, his name is Ronald K. Brown. Coming…