“A New Day Dawns” by Nikky Finney

Poet Nikky Finney, a daughter of South Carolina, composed a piece about the removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina statehouse grounds.  She discusses her background, her emergence as a poet, and her writing process in this interview. Thanks to NIOT...

A Small Needful Fact

(Gail Mitchell, one of the participants in the June session of our Continuing Conversations on Racism and White Privilege series shared this amazing Ross Gay poem with us.) A Small Needful Fact Is that Eric Garner worked for some time for the Parks and Rec....