An Evening with poet Marilyn Nelson - African American History in Verse

Sat Apr 11, 2020, 8pm
Presented by: Reston Community Center
Venue: CenterStage at RCC
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Truth and beauty are intertwined when landmark events of our collective history are explored in exquisite verse. Experience events from the inside out to get a personal look at history. Feel the living past, from the early years of a 350-year old Connecticut church to the murder of Emmett Till, as captured in the prize-winning poetry of Marilyn Nelson. Nelson is a three-time finalist for the National Book Award, winner of the Frost Medal, the Los Angeles Times Book Award and the Golden Rose Award. She is a former Poet Laureate of Connecticut.

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