Maya Angelou

Maya’s writing tells stories about her and her people; black people. She inspired me to have the courage tell the truth, as I’ve lived it.

Nikki Giovanni

Nikki is a revolutionary poet. Her words invoke action, thought and conviction. I aspire to be as candid and raw as her in my own writing.

Rupi Kaur

Rupi is a modern day feminist poet and isn’t afraid to remove the veil from our faces. She exposes our naked truths and gives us the courage to speak up.

Morgan Parker

Morgan is the voice our generation needs. She’s poignant and unafraid to tell the truth about black people and how we exist.

Ijeoma Umebinyuo

Ijeoma is a strong black feminist voice. She tell stories about her life and brings an edge to poetry that is sometimes missing in traditional works.

Clarence Carvel is a writer, poet and optimist. He’s currently working on his first book of poems titled, “words are things”. Clarence is based in Nassau, The Bahamas.

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