Category Archives: Poets

Gil Scott-Heron has Died

Poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron died Friday, May 27th.  Scott-Heron will probably be most remembered for “The Revolution will not be Televised.” http://gilscottheron.net/ Advertisements

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African American Thinkers at Big Think

Over the weekend I happened upon the site, Big Think.  Not sure how to describe other than to say, it reminds me of TED. The experts section is chalk full of folk waxing about arts & culture, history, identity, media, … Continue reading

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Free Book Giveaway — The 100 Best African American Poems

To wrap up National Poetry Month I will be giving away a free copy of Nikki Giovanni’s The 100 Best African American Poems, which was published last fall.  The text actually includes more than 100 poems by poets such as … Continue reading

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