In the inaugural episode of this new webseries “Poetry Defined,” we tackle our series’ namesake. We define what poetry is and briefly explore its etymology. This will set-up the rest of this series moving forward. Enjoy!
Watch this epic flashmob of Mexican dance!
The OFF PAGE vlog with Kuya David discusses “What is Poetry Slam,” and how we can all get involved!
” ‘We’re all going to die — and poems can help us live with that.’ In a charming and funny talk, literary critic Stephen Burt takes us on a lyrical journey with some of his favorite poets, all the way down to a line break…
‘Mahogany L. Browne is a poet and author coordinating the Women of the World Poetry Slam at New York’s Pratt Institute. She gives her Brief But Spectacular take on “Black Girl Magic” and the struggles facing African-American women in modern society’.
Check out this music video by Saul Williams performing The Noise Came From Here.
Ibeyi sings with her beautifully haunting voice, “Barasu Ayo”. Love this song!
Presented by Youth Speaks Rhiannon McGavin and Miriam perform their awesomely off the wall, “Cat Poem” for the Brave New Voices Competition.
Check out this epic compilation of the history of rock n’ roll through one long guitar solo!
It is important as Americans to realize that Black History Month isn’t just about one race or a few events in history. It is the essence of American history, black, white, purple, or in between. The best way to celebrate is to learn something new,…