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Black Rootedness Poetry Reading

An exploration of the themes of home, love, collective memory, and strong women, Black Rootedness, A Poetry Reading focuses on building community across continents through verse.

“We Had to Do Something.” Spotlight on The Beirut Call Book Launch

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The Virtual Book Launch of “The Beirut Call,” celebrates a crucial anthology about resilience & resistance culture in Lebanon. The Beirut Call (Elyssar Press, 2021) features artists, poets, authors, and activists, whose academics testimonials, analyses, narratives, and stories inspire and demand social change.

The Beirut Call: Countdown to Release

The Beirut Call is a collection of first-hand accounts by artists, scholars, and activists exploring the aftermath of the Beirut port explosion on August 4th of 2020.

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