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The Spoken-Word Motown Imprint That Raised Its Voice (via uDiscover Music)

Berry Gordy was a man with a mission: he wanted to prove that a black-owned record company could be as big and successful as any other business in the music industry. But was this spectacularly successful capitalist only interested in profit? Certainly, Gordy proved that black songwriters and artists deserved a place at the top of…Read more The Spoken-Word Motown Imprint That Raised Its Voice (via uDiscover Music)

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11 Books Where Poetry and Politics Overlap (via Signature)

Something curious has been happening in the world of books as of late: more and more people are reading poetry. There are a host of explanations as to why this might be happening, but among them is a kind of clarity. At a point in time when complex sociopolitical issues are omnipresent, the right poem might help…Read more 11 Books Where Poetry and Politics Overlap (via Signature)