Some Old Black Man
A live discussion after the 1/15/21 premiere screening of ‘Some Old Black Man,’ hosted by UMS’s Mark Jacobson.
In her Own Words: Wordsmith. Change-maker.
Amanda Gorman is an American poet and activist. Her work focuses on issues of oppression, feminism, race, and marginalization, as well as the African diaspora. Gorman was the first person to be named National Youth Poet Laureate.
African American Cultural & Historical Museum of Washtenaw County and the Ann Arbor District Library’s
LIVING ORAL HISTORY PROJECT
“These interviews serve as a road map illustrating what local African Americans witnessed, experienced, and contributed to building the community we share today. The associated LOH Digital Collection presents historical materials from AADL’s Community Collections about major topics featured in the interviews, including Community Centers, Education, Housing, Employment, Entrepreneurship, and Faith.”
Cellist, featured UMS Digital Presentation guest
Bassist, Singer, Songwriter