Elizabeth Alexander Discusses “The Second Sermon on the Warpland” by Gwendolyn Brooks

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As published in the youtube description by Library of America: Poet Elizabeth Alexander, President of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, offers critical commentary on Gwendolyn Brooks’s \”The Second Sermon on the Warpland,\” a poem she has cited as a key personal influence. Watch Alexander’s reading of the poem here:\n\nhttps://youtu.be/RxIjZwImL34\n\n\nThis video is part of LIFT EVERY VOICE, a nationwide celebration of African American poetic traditions presented by Library of America in partnership with the Schomburg Center and made possible with support from The National Endowment for the Humanities, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and Emerson Collective. \n\nFor more information about the Lift Every Voice project, please visit:\nhttps://www.africanamericanpoetry.org/\n \nFor further details about \”African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song,\” and to purchase the book, visit:\nhttps://www.loa.org/books/640-african…\n\nProduced by Intelligent Television, Inc.\n\nMusic: \”Lift Every Voice And Sing\”—Charles Lloyd, Lift Every Voice, ℗ 2002 ECM Records GmbH, under exclusive license to Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Berlin. Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group.

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