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Walt Whitman, Racism, and American Literature

I really enjoyed this conversation with Matt Miller (and Karen Karbiener). You can view it now on YouTube.

Walt Whitman, Racism, and American Literature: Matt Miller and Lavelle Porter

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Should Walt Whitman Be #Cancelled?: Black America talks back to “The Good Gray Poet” at 200.

I have a new piece out for National Poetry Month on JSTOR Daily about Walt Whitman, black writers, and the upcoming 200th anniversary celebrations of his birth.

Should Walt Whitman Be #Cancelled?