The Black Aesthetic: April 26, 2018


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The Poetry Center presents The Black Aesthetic, including curatorial members Jamal Batts, Ryanaustin Dennis, and Leila Weefur, together with contributors Shah Noor Hussein, Christian Johnson, and Ismail Muhammad, each reading and in conversation. After an introduction to the project, the writers each read their contributions to The Black Aesthetic Season II (Wolfman Books, 2018). The readings are followed by a conversation with the audience.

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DocFilm Institute
The Poetry Center, SFSU
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Steve Dickison, Jamal Batts, Christian Johnson, Leila Weefur, Ryanaustin Dennis, Shah Noor Hussein, Ismail Muhammad
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Group Reading (00:41:12)

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Conversation (00:44:48)

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