Humanities Profiled: Hearts Day 2007 Session IV: 3 Faces of Poetry
African American Literature
Dr. Eleanor W. Traylor Chair of the Department of English and Dr. Hassell McClellan, Honorary Chair open up the panel with an introduction to Hearts Day as a day where African American heritage is celebrated. Poet Laureate of Washington DC, Dolores Kendrick, Board Chair, E. Ethelbert Miller, executive director of Furious Flowers Poet Center, Joanne Gabbin and Founder of the Third World Press. Haki Madhubuti pay tributes to these three poet honorees, Mari Evans, Nikki Giovanni and Lucile Clifton, who unfortunately was not able to be present due to weather conditions.
Both of these women share their works, and personalities during the event. Nikki Giovanni give the audience entertained with her humor, realism and black culture perspectives.
Humanities Council of Washington DC
Program - African American Poetry
Howard University, Department of English
The National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People Initiative"
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