Poet Shameaca Moore reads her poem “So White Outside” in front of the South Madison Police Station on December 5, 2014.
The Poem of the Week — this time from the Friday December 5 “Black Lives Matter” rally at the South Madison Police Station.
The Poem of the Week, with Rusty Russell reading his poem “Idiot Savant.”
… and if you’re of a more literary bent, the Wisconsin Book Festival is also upon us. They’re featuring spoken word poetry from First Wave. Willy Ney, Executive Director of the UW Office of Multicultural Arts Initiative joined the Monday Buzz on October 13.
Melvin Hinton chats with Marilyn L. Taylor, Ph.D., former Poet Laureate of the state of Wisconsin (2009 and 2010) and the city of Milwaukee (2004 and 2005). Marilyn is the author of six collections of poetry. Her poems and essays have appeared in many anthologies and journals.
Rhonda Lee interviews poet Robin Chapman, who reads from her collection “One Hundred White Pelicans.”