Roberto Carlos Garcia on the legacy of the late poet and activist Amiri Baraka
.@tkingsanchez on the ups and downs that prepared her to take on the City of Lights with gusto.
@tkingsanchez shares her journey to the City of Light, where she pushed past fear and learned to write again.
A look at @wangechimutu’s complex and exhilarating survey.
@kiiniibura shares her impression of @cscottjazz’s summer performance at @weeksville
This month, we launch a regular column by Harmony Holiday, who’ll share her thoughts on a selected recording from the Afrosonics archive. First up: how an unforgettable sample led her to saxophonist Rahsaan Roland Kirk’s poetic musings — and the joyful discovery that jazz and poetry could be “one gallant being.”
@kiiniIbura’s “fierce, challenging” first book-length collection
How a Hawaiian-theme dinner with her ailing mom and growing daughter taught Karen M. Thomas to laugh again
We chat with @ofherbeauty director @terencenance on filmmaking sourced in prose, working with Jay-Z and his future children’s names.