A Tribute to Essex Hemphill

Date: 
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 2 p.m.
Photo of Essex Hemphill

A poet and performer known for his political edge, Essex Hemphill openly addressed race, identity, sexuality, HIV/AIDS, and the family in his work, voicing issues central to the African American gay community.

Join local poets Regie Cabico, Philip Clark, and Michelle Parkerson in this tribute to the life and work of Essex Hemphill.
 
Find his works in the DC Public Library.