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Kevin Young Discusses “We Wear the Mask” by Paul Laurence Dunbar

September 21, 2020
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Poet Kevin Young, Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
and editor of the Library of America anthology African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle
and Song,
offers his insights into the famous poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872–1906).



Watch Kevin Young and Elizabeth Alexander read "We Wear the Mask" here.