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This edition: From Poetry to Art with Kevin Young

Episode Details

Original tape date: March 1, 2017.

First aired: March 15, 2017.

Kevin Young recently took on the role as the new Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. He is also an Author of several books of poetry such as "The Grey Album: On the Blackness of Blackness", "The Art of Losing: Poems of Grief and Healing" and "Blue Laws: Selected and Uncollected Poems, 1995-2015". In this discussion, Carol Jenkins discusses his work as the new Director of the Schomburg, exhibitions and the passion behind his poetry.

Guest List

Kevin Young Director, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Web Extras

Kevin Young shares his poetry.

Kevin Young shares from his book, "Blue Laws: Selected and Uncollected Poems, 1995-2015".
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