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African American Studies at Beinecke Library

The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection at the Beinecke Library will cosponsor a centenary celebration of Richard Wright’s writing and life on September 23, 2008, from 4-6 pm in the lecture hall at the
September 10, 2008
All events are free and open to the public; additions and changes will be posted on line: To receive announcements about readings at Yale Univeristy, subscribe to the Yale-Readings ListServ. Fall 2008 Readings at Yale University Richard Wright: A Centenary Celebration
September 8, 2008
Cell Song Night Music Slanted Light strike the cave of sleep. I alone tread the red circle and twist the space with speech. Come now, etheridge, don’t be a savior; take your words and scrape the sky, shake rain on the desert, sprinkle salt on the tail of a girl, can there anything good come out of prison by Etheridge Knight
May 12, 2008


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