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Danez Smith Reads “my president”


September 17, 2020 — This reading by Danez Smith is excerpted from the launch event for "Lift Every Voice," a nationwide celebration of the 250-year-long African American poetic tradition presented by Library of America and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. "my president" is included in Smith's collection Homie (Graywolf Press, 2020).

Watch the complete Schomburg Center launch event