From the Black Book Talk Vault: The Poetry of Langston Hughes, Walter D. Myers, Charles R. Smith Jr. and others.


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Thu, 04/01/2021 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Black poetry; african american poetry
Program hosts share their favorite poems by Black poets
The poetry of Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou, Walter D. Myers, Nikki Giovanni, Charles R. Smith Jr. and others are featured in the rebroadcast of this April 2005 program.  Recordings of Hughes and Giovanni reading their works are augmented by other readers, including progam hosts Emma Jackson Ford ("Bookwoman"), O B Hill, historian and bookseller, and Patricia Welch ("Library Lady Emeritus").
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