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National Black Poetry Day

Start Time:   10/17/2013 12:00 AM

End Time:   10/17/2013 11:59 PM

Location:   TBD

On this day, Jupiter Hammon, the first African American to publish poetry in the United States, was born in Long Island, New York, in 1711. In honor of Hammon's birth, we celebrate the contributions of all African Americans to the world of poetry.

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