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Poetry Whips Its Hair Back And Forth September 3, 2013: Yup! As the Wall Street Journal writes: Poetry, an art form often treated as whipping boy in the cultural landscape, is on an unexpected uptick in New York. As the Nuyorican Poets Cafe celebrates its 40th anniversary, it has announced $5.3 million in municipal grants that will allow it to renovate its three upper floors. The Bowery [...] by

Ismael Reed on Twain’s “sensitive” censors January 5, 2011: When Alan Gribben last week explained to Publishers Weekly that his new edition of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was omitting "racially sensitive" language, it wasn't that he was revising history, he was simply reflecting the ways that modern audiences relate to racism. In the 21st Century, we [...] by