In Inua Ellams's new poetry and essay collection, #Afterhours (Nine Arches Press, 2017), the Nigerian-born British-raised spoken word artist reflects critically on issues of identity and history. As a child of the diaspora, he sees his literary development as a process of reconciling different strands of empire, resistance, and the creative friction that inevitable arises between the two.
Fong Tran, a spoken word artist, youth activist and Director of Student Activities at the College of Alameda, has a few things to say about white hipsters, and a few things to tell them.
Last night, the United Kingdom held a national election that was originally intended to solidify a Conservative majority in Congress.
Briana Ureña-Ravelo comes from a Dominican American family that resettled in the midwest, and through her poetry she reflects on an ancestral homeland that exists largely in her imagination.
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