VOICES OF WOODLAWN
A RECKONING BY FOUR POETS OF AMERICA’S SLAVE-HOLDING PAST
“Royalty” by Diane Wilbon Parks
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND, THE VOICES OF WOODLAWN POETS WILL HOST A PRESENTATION IN COMMEMORATION OF JUNETEENTH. A DISCUSSION WILL FOLLOW THE PRESENTATION.
Tuesday, June 15th | Noon - 1 pm EST
Don't miss the haunting program of poetry, music and visual art.
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Voices of Woodlawn — Woodlawn & Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House (woodlawnpopeleighey.org)
We thank the Woodlawn staff for hosting the program, and The Inner Loop Team for early support.
Voices of Woodlawn is a program that looks back at American history and reflects forward on what slavery then means to us today...
Voices of Woodlawn is a 35-minute program of poetry written in reflection on the 90 largely unknown slaves at Historic Woodlawn Plantation in Fairfax, VA. The harmonica-flowing program was recorded last Sunday during the worship service at Davies Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Camp Springs, MD.
Here's the link --
The story told by these poems is very moving and is very, very timely.
The Voices of Woodlawn --
Diane Wilbon Parks
Sylvia Dianne "Ladi Di" Beverly
with Cliff Bernie on harmonica
Voices of Woodlawn, a program of poetry about slaves at an historic plantation estate, was presented virtually on Juneteenth -- Friday, June 19 at 6:30 pm Eastern US Time.
Here is the recording of the program:
Poetry X Hunger
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