Li­brary pro­grams will honor poet Dun­bar

Dayton Daily News - - LOCAL FOCUS - STAFF RE­PORT

Paul Lau­rence Dun­bar died more than 110 years ago, yet he re­mains one of Day­ton’s most cel­e­brated cit­i­zens. Karen D. Brame dis­cusses his life, friend­ships and legacy in her pro­gram, “He Had His Dream: A Cel­e­bra­tion of Paul Lau­rence Dun­bar” at Day­ton Metro Li­brary lo­ca­tions:

■ Satur­day, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Brookville branch, 120 Blue Pride Drive.

■ Satur­day, Oct. 28, 11 a.m.12:30 p.m. New Le­banon branch, 715 W. Main St.

Dun­bar was the first African-Amer­i­can poet to be na­tion­ally rec­og­nized for his work.

Brame is an ad­junct pro­fes­sor of hu­man­i­ties, gov­ern­ment and mod­ern lan­guages at Sin­clair Com­mu­nity Col­lege, and ad­junct pro­fes­sor of ed­u­ca­tion, hu­man­i­ties and arts & so­cial sciences at Cen­tral State Univer­sity.

The Li­brary pro­grams are free and open to the pub­lic. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit the events cal­en­dar at Day­tonMetroLi­brary.org or call 937-463-2665.

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