29th Annual Celebration of African American Poets and Their Poetry: Black Migrations

photo of Great Wall of Los Angeles mural

Please join us for the 29th Annual Celebration of African American Poets and Their Poetry. This year's theme (in accordance with theme of the Association of the Study of African American Life and History ASALH) is Black Migrations: "Black Migrations emphasizes the movement of people of African descent to new destinations and subsequently to new social realities". 

Community members of all ages are invited to participate by reading poetry, performing, dancing, or/and displaying works of art. If you're interested in being featured in this program please call 510-238-7352. For those interested in the featured program please send work for consideration by 1/18/19 to the West Oakland Branch Library. There will be a rehearsal on 1/19/19 10am - 12pm. You can also sign up for the open mic at the program.

Light refreshments will be served. 

Photo image of the Great Wall of Los Angeles courtesy of UC San Diego. 



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West Oakland Branch

1801 Adeline St.
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: (510) 238-7352