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Lift Every Voice

Poetry and Movement for this Moment

2020-09-23 18:00:00 2020-09-23 20:00:00 America/Chicago Lift Every Voice O'Neal Library Virtual Meeting Room

Wednesday, September 23
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-09-23 18:00:00 2020-09-23 20:00:00 America/Chicago Lift Every Voice O'Neal Library Virtual Meeting Room

O'Neal Library Virtual Meeting Room

O'Neal Library Virtual Meeting Room

Join award-winning poets, Ashley Jones, Kwoya Fagin Maples, and Brian Voice  Porter Hawkins, accompanied by world-class dancers, Germaul Barnes and Jamorris Rivers, for a live virtual performance of Lift Every Voice: Poetry and Movement for this Moment, on Wednesday, September 23rd at 6 pm. The poets will be performing their own work in this hour-long performance piece in collaboration with the dancers. This emotionally evocative and gripping performance is not to be missed!  
Lift Every Voice: Poetry and Movement for this Moment is made possible by a generous grant from the Library of America in an initiative to amplify and celebrate the voices of African-American poets, writers, and artists in American libraries. Please register for the program and join the live-stream on September 23rd at 6 pm. 

View the Facebook Live video here: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=608761026405515&extid=PFGYShaI8qhBoHai

Venue details


Registered participants will receive an invitation to access the virtual meeting room prior to the event.