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One Poem: A Protest Reading in Support of Black Lives
August 18, 2020, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The founding members of the Poetry Coalition will present One Poem: A Protest Reading in Support of Black Lives. The Poetry Coalition is a national alliance of more than 25 organizations dedicated to working together to promote the value poets bring to our culture and the important contribution poetry makes in the lives of people of all ages and backgrounds.
The event will feature readings by: Jericho Brown, Sojourner Ahebee, Alberto Rios, Kimberly Jae, Kazim Ali, Mwatabu Okantah, Kimberly Blaeser, avery r. young, Monica Youn, Matthew (“mattmatt radio”) Thompson, Martín Espada, Prisca Afantchao, Raina J. León, Sesshu Foster, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Emma Trelles, Nikki Wallschlaeger, Meera Dasgupta, Kwame Dawes, Terisa Siagatonu and Safia Elhillo.