Poetic Forbears to the Black Lives Matter Movement

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Date(s) - 06/24/2020 - 08/31/2020
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In this video podcast, Kim discusses three poets who were born enslaved yet rose to be leaders in the struggle for Black autonomy during and after the Civil War, not to mention writers of note: Fanny Jackson Coppin, Frederick Douglass, and T. Thomas Fortune. Available free online. Sponsored by the “And I Thought” Ladies, Wilnona and Jade, as part of their “Poetry Tuesday” series.