Streets In Poem Form

Tylibah Washington

Author Agrees To Tone Down Controversial Poetry Book

The poet behind a controversial urban poetry book has agreed to tone down the content before it is taught in city schools again.


'Streets in Poem Form'

Racy Poetry Book To Be Cleaned Up For Student Use

A controversial urban poetry book will be sanitized before it is taught again in New York City public schools.


'Streets in Poem Form'

Racy Poetry In Classroom Angers Brooklyn Parents

Some Brooklyn parents are fuming Thursday over a book passed out to their children in school, which featured poems with sexually explicit comments about everyone from drug dealers to presidents.