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!
Please join me on Twitter on February 12, 19, and 26 at 4pm EST to chat about Dessa Rose by Sherley Anne Williams. Use #Afropalooza as the hashtag!
On February 1, my favorite month in the whole, entire year starts. That’s right! It’s almost Black History Month! Or, as I have renamed it, it’s almost time for “Afropalooza”! I had the “palooza” part, but I […]
Because the finger point gesture establishes superiority, the gesture is even worse if a White person does it to a Black person, due to the racial history of this country.
Real feminists don’t tether our politics to a cultural institution that has degraded Black women out loud, in public, and gleefully for over fifteen years now and counting.