Tylibah Washington

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.

12/25/2010

'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.

12/24/2010

'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.

12/23/2010