Not Just Another Day Off

A Poetic Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday

Monday, January 21, 2019, 10:00 am
Folger Theatre
Free, reservations requested

Join award-winning poet Marilyn Nelson for this special poetry event combining poetry with historical speeches from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Gandhi, Mary McLeod Bethune and more. Nelson's books include The Homeplace and crown of sonnets called A Wreath for Emmett Till. Canned and boxed food donations are requested.

This event is co-sponsored by the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice at Georgetown University.

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