Respect: Poetry of Detroit Music (on Zoom)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Salem-South Lyon District Library

Event Details

M.L. Liebler will join poets and musicians from across the country to perform a collection of songs covering numerous genres including jazz, blues, doo-wop, Motown, classic rock, punk, hip-hop, and techno. Learn about the paths forged by these Detroit artists as you listen to the music that continues to reverberate across the country and around the world. Special guests will include Desiree Cooper, Rev. Robert B Jones, Tyrone William, Lolita Hernandez, and Melba Joyce Boyd with Marion Hayden.
This program will take place on Zoom. Please register to attend and an email with the link will be sent to you the day before.

This program is part of Lift Every Voice: Why African American Poetry Matters, a national public humanities initiative of Library of America presented in partnership with The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture with generous support from The National Endowment for the Humanities, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and Emerson Collective. This event is also made possible in part by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. 

Event Type(s): Music/Concert Event
Age Group(s): All Ages

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