Stories & Songs of the African People with Shanta Nurullah (Facebook Live)

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Poplar Creek Library
Meeting Room 1

Event Details

Shanta’s unforgettable performance features stories, poetry, chants and the spellbinding sounds of African instruments. Melding the work of her own creative spirit with African folktales and contemporary African-American perspectives, Shanta’s stories are about empowerment, peace, healing and self-discovery. 

Streamed via Facebook Live. No registration necessary. A Facebook account is not needed. Simply click this link at 2:00 pm on Sunday, February 14, 2021.

The Poplar Creek Public Library proudly presents Lift Every Voice, a month-long event exploring the African American experience through poetry. Poets, scholars, musicians, and exhibits will all be part of the programming, which are free and open to the public, either in person, and/or virtually. Visit to view the full schedule of events; registration required.

The Lift Every Voice: Why African American Poetry Matters is 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. 

Event Type(s): Kids
Age Group(s): Kids & Family
Children's Dept.
(630) 483-4923