somebody/anybody / sing a black girl’s song / bring her out / to know herself / to know you
A celebration of the work and life of Ntozake Shange, who died in October 2018. Featuring Ifa Bayeza, award-winning playwright and the artist’s sister; musician Toshi Reagon, who performed an musical interpretation of Shange’s novel Liliane; poet and activist Mahogany L. Browne; and writer and performer Okwui Okpokwasili, who recently joined the Public Theatre as the lady in green in the revival of for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf.
Co-sponsored by the Academy of American Poets, Barnard College and the Poetry Society of America.
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