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Avery R. Young: “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” by Gil Scott-Heron


November 12, 2020 — Poet and musician Avery R. Young delivers a blistering rendition of the classic Gil Scott-Heron work as part of "Lift Every Voice Chicago," a group event presented by the Chicago Public Library in partnership with Library of America, the American Writers Museum, and the Poetry Foundation.

Curated by Sylvia Ewing, the program celebrated the publication of African American Poetry: 250 Years Of Struggle & Song, the Library of America anthology edited by Kevin Young. Click here to watch the complete program.