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A Pop-up Reading of Black Poetry at the Brooklyn Museum (via Hyperallergic)

This Saturday the Brooklyn Museum and Cave Canem Foundation will host a Pop-up Poetry event as part of the Museum’s First Saturday lineup of events. Poets and Cave Canem Fellows Hafizah Geter, Cynthia Manick, and Nicholas Nichols will be reading. Cave Canem Foundation works to promote “the artistic and professional growth of Black poets.” Geter is a Brooklyn-based poet born in Zaria, Nigeria.…Read more A Pop-up Reading of Black Poetry at the Brooklyn Museum (via Hyperallergic)

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(Video) Jae Nichelle | Friends with Benefits

Additional Info: Website: https://www.wanpoetry.com Jae Nichelle performing "Friends With Benefits" at the 2017 Texas Grand Slam Poetry Festival. Check out Jae on Twitter! https://twitter.com/CropTopAssassin Write About Now: WANPOETRY is a community-oriented collective of poets that meet at AvantGarden in Houston, Texas every Wednesday at 7:30 PM with the purpose of providing a multimedia platform for…Read more (Video) Jae Nichelle | Friends with Benefits

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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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Former North Texas Athlete Perseveres Through Poetry (via NBC DFW)

Nathaniel Little returns to Standridge Stadium, where 14 years ago, during his junior year at R.L. Turner High School in Carrollton, he suffered a catastrophic injury while tackling a fullback on the football field. “I chased him down and grabbed ahold of him and we both kind of just fell and that play I just…Read more Former North Texas Athlete Perseveres Through Poetry (via NBC DFW)

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8 Reasons To Give The Gift Of Poetry This Season (via Bustle)

Consider those sophisticated people in your life for whom purchasing a gift is always a source of anxiety. The art-lover with a keen and discerning eye; the fashion enthusiast with idiosyncratic style; the bookworm who, it seems, has read absolutely everything. What if there was one thoughtful and unique gift you could present to them…Read more 8 Reasons To Give The Gift Of Poetry This Season (via Bustle)