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Gwendolyn Brooks and June Jordan: Black Writers of Conscience

March 25, 2017

“Our Miss Brooks: A Centennial Celebration” program will include reflections on Gwendolyn Brooks’ life, a discussion of the impact and significance of her literary works, and dramatic presentations from and inspired by her passionate and vigorous works. Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti, author, poet, and publisher of Third World Press, will be the keynote speaker. Poets and educators Cheryl Clarke, Angela Jackson, Quraysh Ali Lansana, Marilyn Nelson, and Nicole Sealey are also featured on the program.

This program was funded in part by Humanities New York, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

For more information regarding this event:

Contact: The Center for Black Literature Phone: (718) 804-8883
Medgar Evers College
1650 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225
United States
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