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Spoken Word Artist Spits “Bomb Ass Poetry” On Being Bilingual
“My tongue doesn’t believe in boundaries or borders, it colors outside the box."
For When Black & Brown Girls Go Missing & Silence Is An Act Of Violence: A Poetic Tribute
"You are a black girl worth remembering, and you are a threat knowing yourself."
Facebook / Mitú
This Poet Isn’t Breaking Down His Identity For One Xenophobic Soul
"The question...in our current America is a slur disguised as a question mark."
Interview: Millennial Spoken Word Artist Nina Donovan On Her Viral Poem “Nasty Woman”
"It wasn't just an anti-Trump piece, it was a pro-equality, 'let's unite and fight together' piece.
Poet Sums Up The Struggle That Follows Latinos Who Don’t Speak Spanish
"I contain so much sad brown mouth that I can't even pronounce 'Quiñones' without a stranger examining the air it took to learn it."
Instagram / @acevedowrites
The Only Poem You Need To Arm Yourself With In Trump’s America
"If trauma be inherited, so be resilence, so be survival."
Twitter / @GetLitPoet
Get Lit Proves Classic Poetry Isn’t Reserved For Privileged Voices
The Los Angeles non-profit organization is keeping the art form alive with a modern twist.
Junot Diaz Powerfully Captures Latino Greatness In “Our Story”
As told by one of us.
Twitter / @runsyyy
Latinx Artists Shine On Twitter With #LatinxsCreate
Latinx artists are flexing their diverse range of talent in an effort to expand their narrative.
Fat, Fly, Salvadoran Poet Brings Body Positivity And Brown Girl Love To The Stage
Introducing a new generation of Latinxs to poetry and body positivity.
Maylin Reynoso: A Poem For Black And Brown Girls Forgotten By The World
Poet Honors Jesse Romero In Cry For Justice: “We’ve Been Saying Your Name”
"I have loved so many boys like you before"
Tongue Tactics: 9 Afro-Latino Poets Who Get Radical On The Mic
Get free, stay woke.
College Students Perform Poem About Black Women’s Experience: “I Grew Up Learning How To Protect Men Who Hate Me”
Titled "To Be Black And Woman And Alive," these two poets raised their voices on the depreciation of black women.
Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda’ Gets Remixed Into A Dramatic Poem
First Nicki Minaj's hit song "Anaconda" was turned into a farts remix, now the Sir Mix-a-Lot sampled-song has received a poetry cypher treatment.
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