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Barber Shop Show 110: Chicago's Black Poetry Scene, Then and Now

Barber Shop Show 110: Chicago's Black Poetry Scene, Then and Now

On this week's Barber Shop Show, we talk about the legacy and future of the Black Poetry Scene in Chicago.

Our guests this week are:

Haki Madhubuti, poet activist, educator, and publisher

Avery R. Young, poet, singer, and educator (pictured)

and

Malcolm London, a poet who has recently transitioned from being a Young Chicago Authors student into an educator.

We also feature Mario Smith talking about the Chicago 1990s slam poetry scene immortalized in the film “Love Jones”.

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