VIDEO | Poet Sonia Sanchez on August Wilson

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Groundbreaking poet and playwright Sonia Sanchez opened The Greene Space's reading of "The Piano Lesson" on Sept. 9, 2013 with her reflections on playwright August Wilson and his legacy.

"[Wilson] heard the sacred in all of our footprints," Sanchez said, "as he reset the identity of African-Americans on the world's stage from tragedy and neglect and prejudice to the heroic celebration of themselves."

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gina ballinger from graz, austia

i am so deeply appreciative to listen to "snapshots" out of this August Wilson the Greene Space presents : ) thank youuuu : )

Sep. 14 2013 05:44 AM

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