Richard Wright at 100
Marking the 100th birthday of novelist, non-fiction author and social critic Richard Wright, the panelists talked about the body of his… read more
Marking the 100th birthday of novelist, non-fiction author and social critic Richard Wright, the panelists talked about the body of his work. The moderator was Maryemma Graham.
Hazel Rowley wrote the biography, Richard Wright: The Life and Times. Julia Wright is the daughter of Richard Wright.
The event was held at Langston Hughes Auditorium in the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The event was co-sponsored by the Schomburg Center and the Richard Wright Centennial Committee. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Howard Dodson Jr. Director Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
- Maryemma Graham Professor University of Kansas->English
- Hazel Rowley Scholar Harvard University->W.E.B. Du Bois Inst. for African and African American Research
- Sonia Sanchez Poet
- John Edgar Wideman Author
- Julia Wright Daughter
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