Martha Collins reads her new book of poems, Admit One: An American Scrapbook, which utilizes documentary sources to trace the history of scientific racism in early 20th-century America. Tyehimba Jess reads from Olio— a “21st-century hymnal of black evolutionary poetry, a theatrical melange of miraculous meta-memory,” wrote Nikki Finney. “Inventive, prophetic, wondrous.” They are introduced by Cathy Park Hong and Erica Hunt.
92Y needs your help
Many of you have asked how you can help 92Y as we face tremendous financial losses due to Covid-19. From now through June 30, your gift will be matched dollar for dollar up to $250,000 by an anonymous donor—going twice as far in supporting 92Y. You can help sustain our beloved institution and support the creation of new, online programming that will bring comfort and inspiration to our community. Thank you for anything you can do to help.