March 24, 2017

Arts and Culture

Friday Open Thread: The Black Arts Movement

Good Morning POU! Today we feature perhaps, the single most important person that provided black poets and authors an avenue for their works  during the Black Arts Movement. Some of the most influential and powerful works of the era would not … [Read more...]

#TGIT Week 3: How To Get Away With Murder

[Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: The Black Arts Movement

Good Morning POU! It was the Black Arts Movement that galvanized a generation of young black writers into rethinking the purpose of African American art. Rejecting any notion of the artist that separated him or her from the African American … [Read more...]

#Empire Wednesday S3, Ep.3: What Remains Is Bestial

[Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: The Black Arts Movement

Good Morning POU! The Black Arts movement (BAM) has often been called the "Second Black Renaissance," suggesting a comparison to the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and '30s. The two are alike in encompassing literature, music, visual arts, … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: The Black Arts Movement

Good Morning POU! “Sometimes referred to as ‘the artistic sister of the Black Power Movement,' the Black Arts Movement stands as the single most controversial moment in the history of African-American literature—possibly in American literature … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: The Black Arts Movement

This week, we will take a look at the cultural period known as The Black Arts Movement (1965-1975). We will feature some of the well known artists, poets and musicians as well as publishing houses and events that shaped the movement. Today, an … [Read more...]