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A Poetic Exploration of Black Music

  • Presented By: Chesapeake Public Library
  • 824 Old George Washington Highway N., Chesapeake, VA 23323
  • Phone: (757) 410-7100

overview

Join poet, author, and spoken word artist Sharran C. Taylor, also known as Kween Yakini, for a two-hour exploration of Black music.

Kween Yakini will discuss how Black music has played a crucial role in changing perspectives and shaping music in America. Participants will walk away with a new appreciation for the creativity, courage and persistence that was able to break through racial biases, create the Harlem Renaissance and spark a generation of Civil Rights revolutionaries.

Event Info

  • Presented By: Chesapeake Public Library
  • Dates: February 18, 2023
  • Location: Major Hillard Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
  • Address: 824 Old George Washington Highway N., Chesapeake, VA 23323
  • Phone: (757) 410-7100
  • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Price: Free