Black Literature has had many challenges, with renewed assaults on its productions. As knowledge produced by African and African Diaspora intellectuals and artists is being debated, legislated, and litigated—reminding us of the dark Nazi period of banning and burning books—Required Reading calls for a return to Memory land where what they ban becomes required.
Saturday Dec 2nd, 11:45 AM – 2:30 PM in The Garden
Panel Discussions: Dive into thought-provoking conversations on the impact of banned books, literary censorship, and the enduring power of storytelling.
Public Readings: Your participation in sharing excerpts from these impactful works will amplify the importance of defending freedom of expression. Additionally, we welcome the opportunity to host open mic sessions or other related programming to further enrich the tapestry of diverse narratives.