Poetry News

Celebrating Jayne Cortez and Amiri Baraka

By Harriet Staff


If you're in New York on February 4th, this is an event NOT to be missed. New York University's Institute of African American Affairs will be hosting an event honoring the lives of Jayne Cortez and Amiri Baraka. The event will be hosted by Rashidah Ismaili and Walter Mosley and will included readings by Sandra Esteves, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Felipe Luciano, Haki Madhubuti, Arthur Pfister, Sonia Sanchez, Askia Toure, Quincy Troupe, Ted Wilson, Marvin X. Further:

This event was originally organized by Amiri Baraka

Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life – New York University, Grand Hall, 5th floor
at 238 Thompson Street (between West 3rd Street and Washington Square South) NY, NY

Free and open to the public. Space is limited. Please RSVP to (212) 998-IAAA (4222)

Originally Published: January 31st, 2014