Poetry Jan 17

When politics gets out of hand, turn to this poem

Since the election, thousands of musicians, poets and other writers have mobilized across the country to protest the rhetoric and proposed policies of President-elect Donald Trump. On Sunday, “Writers Resist” events were held around the country. But while less visible,…

Drawing on a childhood of abuse and segregation, writer and author Maya Angelou moved the nation. Works such as her 1978 poem, “And Still I Rise,” explored the effects of racism and sexism on personal identity, with a voice that…

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