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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."

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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."

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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.

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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."

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The Only Poem You Need To Arm Yourself With In Trump’s America

"If trauma be inherited, so be resilence, so be survival."

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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.

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Latinx Artists Shine On Twitter With #LatinxsCreate

Latinx artists are flexing their diverse range of talent in an effort to expand their narrative.

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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.

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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.

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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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Nick Cannon Plans To Write A Poetry Book For Children

Nick Cannon is putting on a new hat, this time that as an author of a poetry book for children.
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