Celebration of African American Poets & Their Poetry

February 6, 2021

February 6, 2021

1:00 PM To 4:00 PM

Facebook Live: 3:00 pm CST/4:00 pm EST

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Free

Event Description

For the past 31 years, the West Oakland Library has hosted the longest consecutive program in the City of Oakland. This year’s virtual event is hosted by Wanda Sabir in collaboration with Dr. Kim McMillon & “Wake Up America!”. This afternoon of poetry will celebrate the theme of The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity and honor the legacies of the late poets Adam David Miller and QR Hand

Featured poetry performances by Ishmael Reed, devorah major, Karla Brundage, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Avotcja, Kim McMillion, Raymond Nat Turner, Halifu Osumare, James Cagney, Makeda Esi, Zakiyyah G.E. Capehart, Amos White, and others.

 

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