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Start your weekend with our reading list. History has proven that interest in Black literature surges during periods of social unrest. But the canon of Black literature did not suddenly appear in these moments. Black literature is American literature: https://bit.ly/3cFs310
To be free. To find liberation. To demand justice. All hot words. All still within our reach. But the articulation of the anger is the belly of my poems. The refusal to sit silent is the fuel. I aim to burn the whole thang down. With righteous anger & righteous love. & joy.
The @penworldvoices team curated this week's reading list of classic and contemporary novels, essay collections, and poetry collections by Black writers with titles that inform one another, build off of one another, and celebrate one another: https://bit.ly/2XB2cDl.