Narratives of Black People

Lerone Bennett, Jr. delivered the keynote address for the 12th annual Gwendolyn Brooks Writers' Conference. This year’s… read more

Lerone Bennett, Jr. delivered the keynote address for the 12th annual Gwendolyn Brooks Writers' Conference. This year’s conference theme is “Literature as History: The Narratives of Black People in Poetry, Prose and Fiction.” Mr. Bennett examined the significance of literary expression on the culture and history of people of African ancestry and on American culture at large. He also discussed the responsibility of African American writers to build constructively upon their literary legacy. close

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Narratives of Black People

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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Dec 14, 2002
Last Aired:
Feb 2, 2003

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  • Dec 14, 2002 | 10:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 16, 2002 | 7:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 06, 2003 | 2:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 18, 2003 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 02, 2003 | 10:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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