Free Virtual Event at City of Asylum @ Alphabet City
City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, located in our neighborhood at 40 West North Avenue, is the permanent home for City of Asylum programming and the arts. It is a home for diverse voices from around the globe – a place where Pittsburgh meets the world and the world meets Pittsburgh. To view all of the events that are scheduled, or to register for any of the events, visit the Alphabet City website.
Haki Madhubuti: Taught By Women, Poems as Resistance Language
Monday, February 1 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm
This special evening features poet, author, editor, and publisher of Third World Press, Dr. Haki Madhubuti, who will read from, and discuss, his newest book, Taught By Women: Poems as Resistance Language. Madhubuti will be joined in conversation by Dr. Romi Crawford from the Art Institute of Chicago. In his new and selected poems, prolific artist and activist Madhubuti, pays homage to the many women who have influenced him and contributed to his unique worldview, with warm verses and timeless reverence. Each poem is a vivid portraiture of the “magnificent energy” emanating from a rainbow of Black women.