‘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 →

‘The Present Condition’ A Poem

cloudsBy Carol Althea Lazarus

I hate it.
I hate to see
All the enmity
That they concoct
Between blood brothers. 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 →

An Evening With Three Uptown Poets In Harlem

879fc465-59e2-4d4b-9695-afe424254499Join Belladonna* in celebrating the depth and range of contemporary feminist poetics with Tonya Foster, JP Howard and Christina Olivares as they share work from their recently published collections of poetry.   Continue Reading →

Celebrate National Poetry Month At The Studio Museum In Harlem

e6f9a519-8d8c-4b4f-8062-a6d0371c1f94Together with Columbia University School of the Arts and PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, the Studio Museum in Harlem is thrilled to host an uptown, pop-up installment of POEMobile a hand-painted truck that projects poems onto buildings and underscores them with music and live performances.  Continue Reading →