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February 18, 2015
audre

Remembering Audre Lorde On Her Birthday

February 18, 2015 - Segment 2 - We celebrate the birthday of Audre Lorde, who described herself as a "Black lesbian mother warrior poet."
November 24, 2014
Nikki_Giovanni

Voices From The Archives: Poet Nikki Giovanni

November 20, 2014 - Segment 4 - We're joined by legendary poet Nikki Giovanni for a ranging conversation.
February 15, 2014
Lucille Clifton

Remembering Maryland Poet Laureate Lucille Clifton

February 13, 2014 - Segment 3 - We celebrate the life of poet Lucille Clifton. Clifton, a prolific wordsmith known for deceptively simple poems that speak volumes about contemporary life, the African American experience, and womanhood, served as Maryland’s Poet Laureate from 1979-1985. She died in February of this 2010, and we sat down with friends, colleagues, and fellow poets to discuss her life and work.
January 14, 2014
Amiri Baraka

Legacy of Amiri Baraka (1934-2014)

January 14, 2014 - Segment 2 - We honor the legacy of poet and author Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) who died last week with Dr. Jelani Cobb, Dr. Komozi Woodard and Bashi Rose.
December 3, 2013
James Baldwin

Remembering James Baldwin & His Legacy

December 3, 2013 - Segment 2 - December 1st was the anniversary of the death of James Baldwin, and we begin the show with a remembrance of this important novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic.
August 7, 2013
come on son

Come On Son: An Interactive Poetry Experience

August 7, 2013 - Segment 4 - We speak with four fascinating poets about an interactive poetry experience called Come On Son. Featuring four women based out of the Baltimore area, it will play this Sunday in Baltimore.