Angela Jackson; Illinois Poet Laureate
The African American Gallery is happy to host the Illinois Poet Laureate, Angela Jackson. At this special program, she will present readings and host conversations around Poetry. "All May Enter"
Ms. Jackson is a key figure in the Black Arts Movement and is the author of Voo Doo/Love Magic (1974); Witness! (1978); Shango Diaspora: An African American Myth of Womanhood and Love (1980); Solo in the Boxcar Third Floor E (1985); Dark Legs and Silk Kisses: The Beatitudes of the Spinners (1993); And All These Roads Be Luminous: Poems Selected and New (1998); Where I Must Go (2009); It Seems Like a Mighty Long Time (2015); Roads, Where There Are No Roads (2017); A Surprised Queenhood in the New Black Sun: The Life and Legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks (2017); Comfort Stew (2019).
This presentation was made possible through the Illinois Humanities Org.