by Abdul Ali onOctober 26, 2011
A new Penguin anthology edited by Rita Dove highlights a number of African-American poets.
April 22, 2011
In honor of National Poetry Month, The Root's staff shares a few of our favorite stanzas from black poets, from old school (Hughes, Dunbar) to new school (Tupac).
by Hollis Robbins onFebruary 15, 2010
Praise for the poet of deceptive simplicity.
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