- Poetry: Raymond Antrobus ‘Conv… February 8, 2015
Raymond Antrobus is a spoken word poet and photographer, born and bred in Hackney. He is co-curator of Chill Pill/Keats House … Read more
- Poetry: Hive (Things are chang… January 21, 2015
The hive is creeping out, I repeat
The hive is creeping out my friend.
They wonder why so many things have changed,
The truth being … Read more
- KRS-ONE & Saul Williams Co… January 17, 2015
Ocean Within by KRS-One and Saul Williams
Sonja.. you know you saw her in the movie
And my man Saul, he’s like THIS!
There is … Read more
- Introducing Young Poet: Ankita… January 12, 2015
Ankita is a London based poet (BAR poet) who has recently begun performing. Check out her stuff, and remember her name!
Home is … Read more
- THE LAST POETS — E PLURIBUS UN… January 7, 2015
E PLURIBUS UNUM — The Last Poets
Selfish desires are burning like fires
among those who hoard the gold
As the continue to keep the … Read more
- Must Watch: The Legacy of Malc… January 5, 2015
The Legacy of Malcolm X presented last February was in commemoration of and in line with the martyrdom anniversary of Malcolm X, and … Read more
- ‘Truth is on the side of the o… January 4, 2015
Poetry By Mark Thompson
He Saw a Hooded FigureSo the trees are no longer decorated with strange southern fruitsBut Trayvon Martin still gets … Read more
- Poetry: ‘The Other 9/11’ by Is… December 31, 2014
The Other 9⁄11
On this day we are told to always remember those
Who lost their life on the red, white, and blue … Read more
- I Shall Never Turn Back December 28, 2014
I’m the woman who has awakened
I’ve risen and become a tempest through the ashes of
my burnt children.
I’ve risen from the rivulets of … Read more
- Modern Life, Historic Issues b… December 16, 2014
Modern Life, Historic Issues
Frustration is the mantra of the nation,
Subjugation the tale through the ages.
Veiled behind the lies of politicians
But so obviously … Read more