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    By Duriel E. Harris

    For those of us who write, it is necessary to scrutinize not only the truth of what we speak, but the truth of that language by which we speak it....

    Duriel Harris_park bench by the lake at sunset
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    By Skyla Hearn

    Note: This post by Skyla Hearn, the Archivist and Special Collections Librarian at DuSable Museum of African American History, was commissioned on the occasion of Damon Locks’s essay, “Digging Culture” (Poetry, March...

    Black and white image of the poet Dr. Margaret Burroughs.
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    By Evie Shockley

    “It was not natural.  And she was the first.”  With these words, June Jordan opens her incisive and deeply moving essay on poet Phillis Wheatley, whose emergence from the hold...

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