Past Issues Archive

Issue III. Be Fearless: Celebrating the Unafraid

Autumn/Winter 2017

Originally Published: November 13, 2017
Cover: Pearl Cleage, Youlanda Outin, and Makeda Lewis by Kayah Oluronbi.



Issue III.  Contents


Nikki Giovanni

Carl Phillips

Sharan Strange

April Reign


my mind is my crown by Chuck Huru & Kayah Oluronbi

Cycling in Surulere by A. Igoni Barrett

Reclaiming My Journey by Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa

A Conversation with Karma Bambara Smith by Myles E. Johnson

Point Blank: A Review by The Auburn Avenue Editorial Staff

Borderless by Tiffany Austin


The Truth by Monique J. Fortune

Back to Alabama by Valerie Smith

On Unbecoming by Nicholas Brown

After asking how do I get up there? by Tiffany Austin

Injustices Déjà Vu by Lana Lockhart

You Can See Us by Nicholas Brown

Black Boys Are Jazz by Monica Weatherly

After an Election by Tiffany Austin

Game From a Young Me by Rashaun J. Allen

Half Life of Chocolate by Earl Braggs


Letter to the Man of the House by Rone Shavers

Picking Cherries by Janelle S. Williams

More Dire Then by Matthew B. Kelley

Burying the Dolls by Michele Burton-Simms


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