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COUNTERCULTURE: Resistance Through Zines & Slam Poetry

December 12, 2011 by

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COUNTERCULTURE Resistance Through Zines & Slam Poetry “Every beautiful poem is an act of resistance.” -Mahmoud Darwish Introduction Resistance to oppression through literature and poetry can span from counterculture pamphlets to radical book circles, poetry slams, underground hip-hop and rap to formal publications that criticize and resist forms of oppression, to much more. My main […]

Protest Marches

December 12, 2011 by

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African Americans came up with many ways to battle the issues of racism. One way that African Americans dealt with the issues of racism was through nonviolent resistance such as marches. Two marches that received extensive news coverage were the march on Washington and the Selma-to-Montgomery marches. The March on Washington for jobs and freedom […]