Poetry in America: Evie Shockley

“blood tells the story,” reads Evie Shockley from her poem “you can say that again, billie” discussed in this PBS Books conversation about the history of racism, violence, and artistic tradition in the American South with historian Robin D. G. Kelley, actress LisaGay Hamilton, and professor Elisa New, director and host of the Poetry in America television series.

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  • March 21, 2022