When: Wed., Oct. 21, 7 p.m. 2015
Dorothy Payne, World Poetry Movement and Revolutionary Poets Brigade international poet/educator/activist, and Michael Castro, internationally acclaimed poet, translator, and current Poet Laureate of St. Louis, will join voices in support of the Black Lives Matter Movement. Each poet will poetically address the pressing issue of racism, celebrate the contribution of African-Americans to the cultures of the Americas, and express their emphatic solidarity with the struggle for black equality. The program will include musical/poetic celebrations of some jazz greats and will include live musical performance. Light refreshments will be served.