Tag Archives: poetry

Mine the Tension Series: Observing with Interest

Me: I really liked what you had to say the other day in your craft talk about writing about rooms. FG: Thanks. Me: I tried writing about one, you know, as an exercise. It didn’t quite work out. I guess … Continue reading

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Teaching an Accessible Classroom

As I look forward to next semester, I’m trying to figure out how to plan my Black Poetry class and my course on Black Literary Theory. Every professor knows that after the texts are ordered and the dates are clear, … Continue reading

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Political Flesh VII: Black Conservatives

Political Flesh VII: Black Conservatives This is part of a blog series related to my upcoming book. I sometimes find myself agog at the way students anticipate my lesson plans. Or rather, the way my students and I seem to … Continue reading

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