Gwendolyn Brooks and June Jordan: Black Writers of Conscience
March 25| $10
“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 a Humanities New York Action Grant.