On Saturday, September 13, 2014, Martín Espada was presented with the 2014 Busboys and Poets Award by Sarah Browning. The following is the text of the speech.
Sending BIG LOVE to all of our beautiful guests, friends and family who voted for us in Washington City Paper’s Best of DC 2015 poll
Bearing the same name as Nina Simone’s iconic song, “Young, Gifted, and Black” explores the lives of 52 black people, both past and present, who have helped shaped different aspects of black culture. As author Jamia Wilson explains in the foreword, “this book is a love letter to our ancestors and the next generation of … Continued
The day party celebrates the Wisdom, Experience, Knowledge and Resilience of our ELDERS in Anacostia!
Last Tuesday was such a hit that we will keep the party going every 2nd and 4th Tuesday each month.