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Tara Betts: Black Language and Music
Start Date: 2/17/2021Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 2/17/2021
Event Description:

Tara Betts is the author of Arc & Hue and the chapbooks 7 x 7: kwansabas and THE GREATEST!: An Homage to Muhammad Ali. She received her Ph.D. at Binghamton University and her MFA from New England College. In addition to performing her poems across the country and internationally, her work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. Betts has taught writing at Rutgers University, Binghamton University, and University of Illinois-Chicago. She is a Cave Canem alum.


The event is one of a series of eclectic programs organized by One Book One Bronx, in collaboration with the Leonard Lief Library at Lehman College, as part of the Lift Every Voice: Why African American Poetry Matters initiative.  Lift Every Voice seeks to engage participants in a multifaceted exploration of African American poetry. It is sponsored by the Library of America and The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. 


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