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In the poems Aziz and In the News, award-winning author Naomi Shihab Nye remembers her father, a Palestinian forced out of his home in Jerusalem in 1948.
On the 100th anniversary of Richard Wright's birth, E. Ethelbert Miller interviews three scholars on the writer's take on Africa and colonialism.
Genocide is horrifying, but it's not always a black-and-white issue.
Music can change hearts and minds, and help bring down empires.
The peace sign turns 50 this year. Barry Miles describes the origins of what has become a nearly universal symbol.
E. Ethelbert Miller talks with R. Victoria Arana about new black literature in Britain and its take on empire.
In the poem Possibility, Frances Payne Adler reflects on life after the closure of a military base.
A recent exhibition shows that the illustrator's pen is mightier than the sword.
Patricia Smith, in 34, describes the rising waters and the victims they claim.
Poets are coming to Washington to hammer home a message and hammer out a new poetic vision for America in the world.