Established in 1991, the Forward Prizes for Poetry award three poets each year who extend the boundaries of modern poetry and have the capability to reach broad audiences. Last On Sept. 28, Jamaican poet and professor Claudia Rankine won the organization’s most prestigious Best Collection award for her modern poetic essay “Citizen.” Along with 10,000 […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis Here we go all over again. Nine months after the shooting death of Travyon Martin, another black teenager has been senselessly murdered. Jordan Davis, a 17-year-old Florida boy, was shot and killed Nov. 23 by Michael Dunn, a 45-year-old white male. Dunn and his girlfriend were in the Jacksonville, […]

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