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Lift Every Voice: Celebrating African American Poetry with original music performed by Quinten Farr at Virtual

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Audience: Adults

Categories: Cultural Heritage/History, Author/Storyteller, Music

Register here to attend: Join us for a celebration of Black History Month and the Lift Every Voice poetry project!   Lift Every Voice, sponsored by Library of America, aims to highlight the richness and diversity of African American poetic imagination and its central place in American poetry.  This program will explore the deep connection between Black poetry and music. Special guest readers will join musician Quinten Farr as he performs his original compositions inspired by celebrated Black poets.   This program is part of Lift Every Voice: Why African American Poetry Matters, a national public humanities initiative of Library of America presented in partnership with The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture with generous support from The National Endowment for the Humanities, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and Emerson Collective.  Learn more here:

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