Celebrating Amiri Baraka
This program presented by artist Regina Agu, in collaboration with Akua Holt, highlighted the work of Amiri Baraka, the African American writer of poetry, drama, fiction, essays, and music criticism. Commemorating the one-year anniversary of his passing, the event explored his lectures and other intersections with Houston and institutions such as Texas Southern University and the Menil Collection. The program included interviews, footage of poetry readings and performances, and discussion.
Presented as part of ORGANIZED LOVE: IDEAS ON NON-VIOLENCE, an exhibition organized for GANDHI’S LEGACY: HOUSTON PERSPECTIVES
Special thanks to Prof. Donna Kilgore of Texas Southern University.
:: Footage links/resources forthcoming. Please check back for updates. ::