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Black Lives Have Always Mattered reading

  • When: Tuesday, October 24, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Porter Square Books, 25 White Street, Cambridge, MA
  • Cost: Free
  • Age limit2: All ages
  • Categories: Book author

Porter Square Books and the Boston Chapter of the National Writers Union present Boston area contributors of BLACK LIVES HAVE ALWAYS MATTERED
A Collection of Esays, Poems and Personal Narratives. Contributors Lisa Braxton, J. Kates, Bettye Kearse, and Ellin Sarot will read from their works, and Charles Coe will introduce the event.

BLACK LIVES HAVE ALWAYS MATTERED, A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS, POEMS AND PERSONAL NARRATIVES, edited by Abiodun Oyewole, extends beyond the Black Lives Matter movement’s primary agenda of police brutality to acknowledge that even when affronted with slavery, segregation and Jim Crow, racial injustice and inequality, black lives have always mattered.