How are Black writers coping? We’re chanting, fact-checking history, and envisioning a tiny future.
“Poetry is my language more so than who I am. If I could just do it all in poems, I would. If I could just talk to my friends and family in poems, I would.”
The Newberry Library and community organizations are holding a year of conversations to reckon with the deadly race riots of 1919.
Results will be used to inform grant-making decisions this spring; members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to participate.