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On The Air
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19950619
This high school teacher in South Central Los Angeles wrote a novel, CRIPS, so that his students would have something relevant to read. It was made into the film SOUTH CENTRAL by Oliver Stone. Bakeer talks about his experience and reads from a new novel.
Black Women Writers in History
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
Michigan native Marcus Wicker talks about how his poetry has progressed since his early days with poetry slams and reads from the 2011 National Poetry Series winning collection, ...