Phillis Wheatley Living History

Monday, Mar 25, 2019 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm


elebrate Women's History Month! Shemika Berry will present a living history on the life of Phillis Wheatley, the first published African-American poet.

"Born in Africa in 1753, Phillis Wheatley was kidnapped at the age of seven and sold into slavery. At nineteen, she became the first black American poet to publish a book, Poems on Various Subjects: Religious and Moral. Wheatley's poetry created a sensation throughout the English-speaking world." - Amazon

Location: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Combined Room - 1, 2 & 3

Age Group: All Ages

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