A.C.T.O.R (A Continuing Talk on Race) Featuring Nancy Morejón
14th & V | Langston Room and The Gallery | June 7, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This month's feature, Nancy Morejón, is a Cuban poet, critic and essayist. Her work explores a range of themes including the mythology of the Cuban nation, the experience of Black Cubans within the nation and the plights of women in Cuban Society. She has produced a number of journalistic, critical, and dramatic works. One of the most notable is her book-length treatments of poet Nicolás Guillén. in 2001 won Cuba's National Prize for Literature, awarded for the first time to a black woman. This prize was created in 1983 and Nicolás Guillén was the first to receive it.

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The A.C.T.O.R. (A Continuing Talk on Race) open discussion series is hosted by Busboys and Poets as a community service. It provides the opportunity for people to come together and speak openly and honestly about issues of race. The intent is that each person walks away from the discussion feeling something: challenged, educated, uncomfortable, enlightened, refreshed, reassured and hopefully inspired and moved to action! Each month there is a new topic for discussion.

Free and open to all. A.C.T.O.R. is held on the first Sunday of every month at Busboys and Poets 14 th & V at 5:00 PM.


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