Boston University's Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center and the Poetry Society of America team [...]up to celebrate the rich, wide-ranging voice of African-American poetry with an evenings of readings. Introduced by Boston's inaugural poet laureate Sam Cornish, poets include a Pulitzer prize winner and several nominees and the founders of the poetry group Cave Canem, among many others. Cosponsored by the Boston Review and Cave Canem, the event honors the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. (GRS'55, Hon.'59) on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of his assassination.
Hosted by Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center and the Poetry Society of America on April 2, 2008.