Literature

My Early Life Influences On My Focus On Youth Today, Bakari Kitwana

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Bikari Kitwana, author, youth activist, editor and educator shares how his upbrining and community roots have influenced his writing and career path

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Inspiring Authors, Haki Madhubuti

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Haki Madhubuti, author, educator, publisher and actvist shares some of the many writers who have influenced his work

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Young Blacks & The Crises In African American Culture (the book), Bakari Kitwana

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Bikari Kitwana, author, activist, editor and educator shares how his Hip Hop book 'Young Blacks and the Crises in African American Culture was
written

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Third World Press, Haki Madhubuti

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Haki Madhubuti, author, activist, educator and businessman shares the early years of Third World Press and his personal motivation for creating this publishing company
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Black Love Black Critique, Archie Givens Jr.

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Businessman and Black Culture Advocate Archie Givens Jr. shares his views on what he loves and what he would like to see more of from the African American community

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Three Words, Admiration, Ishmael Reed

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Author, educator and literary activist Ishmael Reed describes himself and reveals another person he admires a great deal 

 

 

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My Favorite Poet, Audrey Lorde, Grady Appleton

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Media advocate and educator Grady Appleton shares his views on why the poetry and the life of Audrey Lorde means so much to him

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Black Critique, Dr. Carolyn Holbrook

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Educator and author Carolyn Holbrook shares a few perspectives on the history of trauma in Black America and its current impact on the community

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Treasured Career Moments (Teaching Creative Writing), Dr. Carolyn Holbrook

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Author and educator Dr. Carolyn Holbrook shares a few fond memories of her teaching creative writing in high school and college

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The Givens Library of African American Literature, Archie Givens Jr

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Archie Givens Jr. talks about two reasons that motivated him to create the Givens Library of African American Literature

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