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[[File:MLK OB Hardison 2014.jpeg|320px|right|thumb|Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech at the March on Washington. Library of Congress.]]
 
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On Monday January 18, 2021 poets [https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/camonghne-felix Camonghne Felix], [https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/julian-randall Julian Randall], and [https://josephrossnet.wordpress.com/ Joseph Ross] were joined by actors [http://www.sarabarker.com/ Sara Barker], [https://www.folger.edu/cast/fatima-quander Fatima Quander], and [https://www.backstage.com/u/jamesjjohnson/ James Johnson] for our annual celebration of the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This pre-recorded virtual event featured contemporary poetry alongside historical speeches from Dr. King, Gandhi, Frederick Douglass, Malcolm X, James Baldwin, and others.  
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On Monday January 18, 2021 the [[O.B. Hardison Poetry Series]] presented poets [https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/camonghne-felix Camonghne Felix], [https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/julian-randall Julian Randall], and [https://josephrossnet.wordpress.com/ Joseph Ross] and actors [http://www.sarabarker.com/ Sara Barker], [https://www.folger.edu/cast/fatima-quander Fatima Quander], and [https://www.backstage.com/u/jamesjjohnson/ James Johnson] to celebrate the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This pre-recorded virtual event featured contemporary poetry alongside historical speeches from Dr. King, Gandhi, Frederick Douglass, Malcolm X, James Baldwin, and others.  
  
  

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Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech at the March on Washington. Library of Congress.

On Monday January 18, 2021 the O.B. Hardison Poetry Series presented poets Camonghne Felix, Julian Randall, and Joseph Ross and actors Sara Barker, Fatima Quander, and James Johnson to celebrate the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This pre-recorded virtual event featured contemporary poetry alongside historical speeches from Dr. King, Gandhi, Frederick Douglass, Malcolm X, James Baldwin, and others.