Friday, February 13, 2015

ICYMI: This Week in Black Writing (2/7 -2/13)

- HBW Staff Members gave recommendations on black-authored books to read for the National African American Read-In.

- Kristin Joi Coffey gave more detail about HBW's upcoming funded NEH Summer Seminar, Black Poetry after the Black Arts Movement.  (Apply here!)

- The Equal Justice Initiative released Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror, documenting the approximately 4000 lynchings that took place in 12 Southern states between 1877 and 1950.

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