WNYC: “All of It” features Prof Joshua Bennett & Jesse McCarthy’s book “Minor Notes, Volume 1”

Published on: July 17, 2023
All of It with Alison StewartWNYC 93.9 FM and AM 820 are New York’s flagship public radio stations, broadcasting the finest programs from NPR, American Public Media, Public Radio Exchange and the BBC World Service, as well as a wide range of award-winning local programming. All Of It with Alison Stewart is a live daily conversation about culture and the culture in and around New York City.

In this episode, All of It features a new anthology series publishes the work of Black poets who have been forgotten in history. Minor Notes, Volume 1, includes the work of poets George Moses Horton, Fenton Johnson, Georgia Douglas Johnson, Henrietta Cordelia Ray, David Wadsworth Cannon Jr., Anne Spencer, and Angelina Weld Grimké. Editors Prof Joshua Bennett and Jesse McCarthy join to discuss the project, the history of these Black poets, and read from the collection. Learn more here…