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2017: Passwords: Cheryl Clarke on Gwendolyn Brooks

Recorded At: Recorded On: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Poet and essayist Cheryl Clarke discusses the poetics and politics of Gwendolyn Brooks, the first African-American woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. Reading from Brooks’ early and late poetry, Clarke examines Brooks’ contributions to a radical black practice of poetry and her representations of the black working class
(Full audio Approx. 55mins)