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Poetry Workshop: Persona Poetry + Benjamin Banneker 

April 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm UTC+0

 

Wednesday, April 14; 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m. 

In this workshop, participants will look at examples of persona poems and spend time composing an individual work based on Benjamin Banneker. A persona poem is a poem created from the point of view of the speaker. International slam poetry champion Anthony McPherson will lead the workshop. McPherson’s work incorporates various art forms and a myriad of character impressions to address race, art and his own biracial identity. He has appeared on Button Poetry, HuffPost and Upworthy. His first viral poem, “All Lives Matter: 1800s Edition,” has received more than 10 million views online. Admission is free; however, registration is required at https://nmaahc.si.edu/events/upcoming.

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April 14
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12:30 pm - 1:30 pm UTC+0
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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