Issue 16

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Issue #16

Thomas Sayers Ellis
A poet, educator, and self-proclaimed “genuine negro hero” to the heart, Thomas Sayers Ellis did the QandA thing with Penny Dickerson.

Total Life Is What We Want
Poet Sharan Strange reflects on the history and lasting influence of the Dark Room Collective.

Linton Kwesi Johnson
Nancy Rawlinson finds the legendary Jamaican dub poet has no interest in mellowing with age. Continue reading

Issue 14

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Issue #14

Generation Flex
Former Source editor Bakari Kitwana and author of The Hip Hop Generation: Young Blacks and the Crisis in African American Culture, brings an educator’s voice to the dialogue of hip hop and race.
by Thabiti Lewis

Rican Havoc
In five Q&As, hip-hop head and scholar Raquel Rivera, New York Ricans From the Hip Hop Zone, breaks down hip hop in black and brown.
by Ron Kavanaugh Continue reading