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Sisters in Struggle and Song


April 20, 2021 — New York-based poets Mariposa Fernandez (the Bronx), LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs (Harlem), and Patricia Spears Jones (Brooklyn) celebrate the publication of the Library of America anthology African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song.

Presented by One Book One Bronx; the Leonard Lief Library, the Africana Studies Department, the Women's Studies Program, and the School of Arts and Humanities at Lehman College, CUNY; and the CUNY Center for Humanities in partnership with Library of America.

(Thumbnail image, above, L–R:  Mariposa María Teresa Fernández by Alyssa Peek; LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs by Willy Somma; Patricia Spears Jones by Brett Hall Jones.)