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Fresh Air Remembers Michael S. Harper May 17, 2016: David Bianculli revisits a 2000 Fresh Air interview with Michael S. Harper and Sonia Sanchez, who visited the program to discuss a CD anthology of black poets reading their work. Hear Michael S. [...] by

BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez at Philly.Com August 4, 2015: We’re grateful to the Philadelphia Inquirer for tipping us off to this incredible documentary on the life and work of the amazing Sonia Sanchez, aptly titled BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez. Sofiya [...] by

La Vida Poetica: aka Can You Community? September 22, 2014: Last week I went to a celebration for the life of Maya Angelou. On Friday, September 19, I went to a birthday celebration for Sonia Sanchez. My mother, may she be happy in heaven, always said give [...] by

Philadelphia’s Second Poet Laureate is…. FRANK SHERLOCK! January 31, 2014: Woohoo! Yay! Congratulations Frank Sherlock! Via Philly.com— At a City Hall ceremony Friday, Mayor Nutter will announce the appointment of Frank Sherlock, 44, as the second poet laureate of [...] by

Remembering Amiri Baraka January 20, 2014: The New York Times reports on Amiri Baraka’s funeral, which took place this weekend at Newark Symphony Hall. The service was lead by Danny Glover, who was influenced by Baraka as a student in [...] by

The Audience is Present (Part I) April 2, 2013: Greetings, poetry lovers!  This month’s for you!  Wishing you all many wonderful, funny, provocative, unsettling, entertaining, and (dare I say) life-changing experiences with poetry in the next [...] by