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On the "A" w/Souleo: Tastemakers Weigh-In on JET Magazine Digital Launch

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 06.26.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

For the past 63 years JET has been heralded for its content from chronicling the dawn of the civil rights movement to celebrating black beauty with its popular "Beauty of the Week" feature. It will be a bittersweet moment for readers of, JET magazine when the iconic publication transitions into an all-digital platform.

Philadelphia's Next Poet Laureate

Thom Nickels | Posted 11.24.2013 | Arts
Thom Nickels

The applications are in for the City of Philadelphia's next poet laureate. The two-year term of Sonia Sanchez, the city's inaugural poet laureate, concludes at the end of 2013. The appointment of the next poet laureate is being processed, and the choice will be telling.

Sonia Sanchez Sends A Dedication To Nina Simone

Posted 04.05.2012 | Black Voices

Last year Simone (Lisa Simone Kelly), the daughter of singer Nina Simone paid homage to her iconic mother on Mother's Day with the re-launch of NinaSi...

National Poetry Month: Breeding Hyperlinks Out of the Dead Land

Travis Nichols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Travis Nichols

It's National Poetry Month, so media outlets all across the country are shining a spotlight on the art form they normally ignore, mangle, or treat with derision. Hooray!