“We wanted to read more books by black authors…we wanted to be more well-versed in their literature, more well-versed in our own history.” –Melissa James, treasurer of PuBLACations, the first Black book club on campus.
Michael found his home at Rutgers. He has the opportunity to showcase his words in front of a large crowd that he has come to know as family.
Take a deeper look into the poetic family that is the Verbal Mayhem Poetry Collective. The largest growing open mic on campus is still growing and does not seem to be stopping anytime soon.