The conference’s final thematic focus was the role of formal innovation in defining and developing a Black aesthetics for the future. These seven poets explore directions which are “pushing the envelope” of African American poetic expression. Poets in this episode: Tyehimba Jess, Evie Shockley, Jericho Brown, Mendi Lewise Obadike, Thomas Sayers Ellis, and Yusef Komunyakaa.
Furious Flower III. Episode 4, The Flowering of African American Poetry Today.
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