Celebrating Amiri Baraka

Amiri Barka

Place: The African American Library at the Gregory School

Time: Saturday 2:30pm – 3:30pm

This program presented by artist Regina Agu, in collaboration with Akua Holt, will highlight the work of Amiri Baraka, the African American writer of poetry, drama, fiction, essays, and music criticism. Commemorating the one-year anniversary of his passing, the event will explore his lectures and other intersections with Houston and institutions such as Texas Southern University and the Menil Collection. The program will include interviews, footage of poetry readings and performances, and discussion.

Presented as part of ORGANIZED LOVE: IDEAS ON NON-VIOLENCE, an exhibition organized for GANDHI’S LEGACY: HOUSTON PERSPECTIVES

http://gandhislegacyhouston.org/exhibition/organized-love-ideas-on-non-violence/

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