An evening to commemorate the Soweto Uprising which took place on June 16, 1984. Tracie Jones reads poetry and a representative of an African National Congress women's group discusses demonstrations in Harlem, as well as international and UN pressure on the South African government to end apartheid. Other female poets, including June Jordan, share their works.
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