“When a white girl says, ‘Cash me ousside, how bout dat?’ She’s dropping hard consonants in order to sound harder, to sound tougher. She’s creating a caricatures of Black identity, built on negative stereotypes.”
Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Jahman Hill, & Golden! Congrats Poets!
While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, Dave Harris, Michael Lee, & our newest releases from Raych Jackson and Brenna Twohy!
Button Poetry made an app called Button TV! It’s like Netflix for poetry. You can listen to your favorite poets while using other apps!
Don’t miss out on our next submission period! The 2019 Chapbook Contest starts November 15th, 2019 and ends January 5th, 2020!