Poetry

  • Canadian Poet Reportedly Plagiarized Tupac, Maya Angelo & More! See it Here!

    Pierre DesRuisseaux, 2000 Photo: (Jacques Grenier/ Le Devoir) There is a long history of white artists plagiarizing and appropriating work by artists of color and on Monday (Sept. 11) it was revealed that the late Canadian poet laureate Pierre DesRuisseaux joins the list. A piece published by The Guardian looks into...
  • Juneteenth poetry contest winners announced! (PHOTOS)

    BRIDGETON – The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, Cumberland Insurance, and English Septic held a Juneteenth Cultural Celebration in Bridgeton’s Pocket Park on June 17. Church sponsors included St. John United Methodist Church and Union Baptist Temple. Hosted by Bridgeton Main Street Association and Tri-City Hope, the two organizations looked...