The Rastafari world view, implicitly presented or imparted to me as a child, offered a path toward dismantling the pervading colonial world order. Not alone, but in parcel with other anti-colonialist and anti-racist movements that gathered force inside and outside of Jamaica throughout the 20th century, the Rastafari movement helped to provide Jamaica with a different vision of ourselves as a people. 32 more words
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Poet and Penn State Liberal Arts professor of English Shara McCallum will read from her works as part of the Mary E. Rolling Reading Series. The reading, free and open to the public, will take place at 7:30pm on January 25, in Paterno Library’s Foster Auditorium (Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania). 311 more words
William Logan – The Box Kite
The lift, the very lift and pull of it!
They’d wasted the summer morning,
father and son in the devil’s… 171 more words
Thrilled to share that “MADWOMAN: A Forum on Shara McCallum’s Poetics,” which I co-curated with Derrilyn Morrison for Poetry International, went live today! This forum is comprised of an introduction by Derrilyn Morrison and essays by Michela A. 54 more words