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Kevin Powell

Kevin Powell is the author of 13 books, including his newest title, My Mother. Barack Obama. Donald Trump. And the Last Stand of the Angry White Man. It is a collection of blogs and essays about America, past, present, future. You can order it now via Amazon or Barnes & Noble. You can email Kevin, or follow him on Twitter.

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Tupac Shakur’s Life Reflected In The Words of Author Kevin Powell On The 25th Anniversary of Pac’s Death

25 years later, Tupac's life inspires the poem that sheds insight on the spirit of Hip-Hop's most influential…

Revisit Tupac’s April 1995 Cover Story: ‘READY TO LIVE’

This VIBE Q feature originally appeared in the April 1995 issue of VIBE Magazine | Written by Kevin Powell | C…

Read ‘we them people,’ A Poem About America By Kevin Powell

In recognition of Juneteenth, Powell shares an exclusive excerpt from his new book When We Free The…

Dear Kobe: A Poem By Kevin Powell

One VIBE contributor reflects on Kobe Bryant on the night of the basketball legend's memorial.

Where Have You Gone, Kobe Bean Bryant?

Author and contributor Kevin Powell reflects on the basketball icon's life and impact.

What The Year 1619 Means To Me

Tupac Shakur biographer, Kevin Powell, reflects on the historic year and slavery 400 years later.

Revisit Snoop Dogg’s Sept 1993 Cover Story: ‘HOT DOGG’

This article originally appeared in the Sept. 1993 issue of VIBE Magazine | Written by Kevin Powell | Cover P

For John Singleton

Former VIBE writer reflects on his friendship and time with the late director and visionary.

Aretha Franklin Is America

“I, too, sing America.” —Langston Hughes. Her words cried, they cried for her, they cried for us. From Dr…