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Kevin Coval

"The Breakbeat Poets" Review

Joshua Adams | Posted 05.15.2016 | Home
Joshua Adams

Hip Hop's contemporary genesis was "The Break"; the looping legend of the 1970s South Bronx block party where DJ Kool Herc and two turn-tables sparked a revolution.

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Local Poet On Howard Zinn And Why The Time For Change Is Now | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 01.30.2012 | Chicago

"To live now, as human beings should live, in defiance of all that is bad around us, is itself a marvelous victory." Though the late historian Howa...

Local Poet Unveils New Book In Concert

Posted 11.13.2011 | Chicago

With the impending release of his newest collection of poetry, "L-vis Lives! Racemusic Poems," Chicagoan Kevin Coval is only just continuing to build ...

Real Rahm, Fake Rahm, and Louder Than A Bomb

Jacqueline Edelberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jacqueline Edelberg

The creator of the infamous fake Twitter account, donated his reward to Young Chicago Authors, the subject of the powerful new documentary, Louder Than A Bomb.

Everyday Poetry: Kevin Coval Reads From His New Book At The Jane Addams Hull-House Museum

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Join Jane Addams Hull-House Museum in hosting their Poet-in-Residence, Kevin Coval, to celebrate the release of his latest book as he performs selecte...

Kevin Coval on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Bazer

Hip-poet Kevin Coval recently appeared on a talk show I host in Chicago at the Hideout called The Interview Show.