Harlem’s Kevin Young Is Named New Poetry Editor At The New Yorker

Esteemed poet Kevin Young, an Atlanta resident and professor at Emory University, has been named the new poetry editor at The New Yorker.

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‘The Poet Of Harlem’ Abiodun Oyewole Harlem (video)

Abiodun sliderWe love  this conversation with The Poet of Harlem, Abiodun Oyewole, his stories of Harlem are price less. The video below is from the folks at Harlem Cultural Archives in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s The Last Poets Were Hip-Hop’s First Poets (video)

the last poetsThe Last Poets is the name for several groups of poets and musicians who arose from the late 1960s African-American civil rights movement’s black nationalist movement. Continue Reading →