Poet And Political Activist Muriel Rukeyser Inducted Into The American Poets Corner At St. John the Divine In Harlem

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine is honored to announce Muriel Rukeyser as the 2021 inductee to the American Poets Corner. Continue Reading →

Heed The Attica Prison Precedent. Save The Rikers Island Inmates (Update)

By Michael McQuillan

A padlocked public park at City Hall permits pigeons to petition the Mayor who cast himself as underdogs’ defender. Continue Reading →

“Blue Was Once My Favorite Color” By Mike McQuillan

By Michael McQuillan

Stars and stripes blue field so cool nation great they say

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A “Change Is Gonna Come” Statement From The American Poets Congress

From a friend of Harlem World Magazine, poet and trailblazer Patricia Jones shared with us this statement from American Poets Congress. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: New Federal Theatre’s Ntozake Shange November Reading Series 2018

Woodie King‘s New Federal Theatre has dedicated its November Readings Series to the memory of the late playwright Ntozake Shange, who died October 27, 2018. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave And World Poet, Ntozake Shange 1948 – 2018

Ntozake Shange, October 18, 1948 – October 27, 2018, was an American playwright and poet. As a Black feminist, she addressed issues relating to race and Black power in much of her work. Continue Reading →

Jalal Mansur Nuriddin, A Founding Member Of The Last Poets And Harlem Writers Workshop

Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin, July 24, 1944 – June 4, 2018, was an American poet and musician. He was one of the founding members of The Last Poets, a group of poets and musicians that evolved in the 1960s out of the Harlem Writers Workshop in New York City. Continue Reading →

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