Reading Of Harlem’s Jacob Lawrence’s ‘Migration Series’ Poetry Suite (video)

jacob lawrence migration seriesTen celebrated poets, selected by Elizabeth Alexander, read their poems inspired by Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series at the Museum Of Modern Art (MOMA), in New York. This event, moderated by Alexander, presents debut readings by Rita Dove, Nikky Finney, Terrance Hayes, Tyehimba Jess, Yusef Komunyakaa, Patricia Spears Jones, Natasha Trethewey, Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon, Crystal Williams, and Kevin Young.

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In conjunction with the MoMA exhibition “One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North”


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