By Yusef Salaam African voices can be muffled by white supremacy and racism, but poets and writers who are invested in self-determination will find a way to get their words out. Panelists who participated in the National Writers Union discussion, “Silencing Black Writers in the USA,” shared these and other perspectives at the Harlem Book […]
National Writers Union (NWU) member Jo Anne Meekins shared her inspirational poem, “There’s Still Healing for the Hurting,” at the 2015 NYC Poetry Festival on Governors Island. In solidarity with several other poets representing the New York Chapter, they gathered and awaited their 12:30 – 1 pm time slot to read from the Chumley stage. Afterwards, […]
Calling all poets and activists to check out the two Union related events taking place on July 25, 2015 in New York this weekend! The NYC Poetry Festival and the Verizon Rally are opportunities to express creativity and solidarity with like-minded people and move the organization forward. ANNUAL NYC POETRY FESTIVAL Date/Time: July 25 […]
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