Posts Tagged ‘Poetry’

Kwame Nkrumah

Happy Independence Day Ghana From Spoken Word Artist, Black

March 6th marks the day Ghana turns 56. In 1957, Ghana became the first Black African nation to gain independence from colonization. Dr. Kwame Nkrumah was one of the main leaders that helped Ghana obtain its independence from Britain. (Fun fact about Dr. Kwame Nkrumah: he attended the HBCU Lincoln University in Pennsylvania).

Amiri_Baraka

Amiri Baraka – Interview with Gil Noble

In this interview with the late journalist Gil Noble, poet, playwright, activist, and writer Amiri Baraka discusses the writing process, the role of music in society, and even makes us laugh with a throwback reference to Tower Records.