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Passwords: Wanda Coleman on Phillis Wheatley
Nov 16, 2001 | 7:00 pm
Born in Africa, Phillis Wheatley (1753–1784) was kidnapped, brought to America, and sold to a prominent Boston family. Wheatley became the first African-American woman to publish a book of poems, and one of the best-known poets in the country.
Location Poets House, Spring Street Sponsored By Poets House
- Nov 16, 2001
- Event Category:
- Readings and Conversations