The Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York announced its 20th anniversary celebration on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022.
To commemorate the milestone, a special event, the 20th Anniversary Jubilee: A Cultural and Literary Arts Experience, will take place as an in-person event at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York.
Sonia Sanchez, a longtime supporter of the Center, is the honorary chairperson for the celebration, and esteemed friends of the Center Greg E. Carr, Edwidge Danticat, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Karen Hunter, Talib Kweli, and Cornel West serve on the honorary committee.
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris sent a congratulatory statement to be read publicly at the Jubilee. Additionally, members of Congress, New York State Assembly members, Council members from the City of New York, the mayor of New York City, or their official representatives will present proclamations at the celebration.
Go to www.centerforblackliterature.org for more information.