Poetry

  • Bob Dylan’s guitar sells for nearly $400K at Dallas auction

    A guitar played by Bob Dylan at notable concerts in the 1970s has sold in the U.S. at auction for nearly $400,000. Heritage Auctions in Dallas says a buyer requesting anonymity paid $396,500 Saturday for the singer-songwriter’s 1963 Martin D-28 acoustic guitar. The company says Dylan played the guitar...
  • 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...