Black History Month

Phillis Wheatley: the first African American poet to be published

Edie Gilmour reflects on the significance of Phillis Wheatley, a pioneer of African American poetry.

Black slam poets: the unsung wordsmiths of modern-day literature

Slam poetry is one of my most loved genres of literature— it is a young, rogue, and rebellious offspring of written literature that has just started to speak out to the world. It is a genre where one recites their poems in the manner they would talk to another person. Slam poems are often written […]

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