May 11, 2011
Despite preceding outrage over "controversial" performers in the talented lineup, the president and first lady's celebration of American poetry went off smoothly. Snap, snap!
April 4, 2011
Celebrate National Poetry Month and the famed poet's 83rd birthday with this collection of poems and photographs.
by Nicole Moore onJuly 26, 2010
The Root talked to the acclaimed poet during the Harlem Book Fair about the future of African-American literature, what she's reading now and more.
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Recent film exposes journalists' guilt. Plus: The Root's valued leader resigns.
The rapper debuted his new single by projecting the song's video on buildings in New York.
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