Women’s History Month Celebration: “EDANKRAAL” a Made Up Word, Anne Spencer’s Garden”

Shaun Spencer-Hester

Join Shaun Spencer-Hester as she discusses the life, work, and gardens of Anne Spencer.  Her talk will focus on the history of Anne Spencer’s Garden and writing cottage as well as their cultural significance. Anne Spencer was a contemporary of Mrs. Mary Carr Greer, poet, civil rights advocate, teacher, librarian, wife, mother, and gardener. Most notably, Anne Spencer was an accomplished poet and figure of the Harlem Renaissance, the black literary and cultural movement of the 1920s, with over thirty poems published in her lifetime. Mrs. Spencer became the second African American poet to be included in the Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry (1973).

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