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Beginning with the Great ...

Beginning with the Great Migration of the early 20th Century, and continuing to contemporary poets, the program features interviews and readings by writers who have made a unique and crucial contribution to African American literature, including Gwendolyn Brooks, Haki Madhubuti, Sterling Plumpp, Margaret Walker, Quraysh Ali Lansana, and Tyehimba Jess.  Confronting the Warpland: Black Poets of Chicago is a production of the Poetry Foundation. It was written and produced by Ed Herrmann and is narrated by Richard Steele.

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