Jupiter Hammon Archives

October Awareness Month (Week 4)

October 28, 2021

#BlackPoetryDay (Part I) October 17, 2021 Did you know #BlackPoetryDay is celebrated October 17? According to National Day Calendar, Black Poetry Day was established in 1985 honoring the birth of the first Black poet published in the U.S., Jupiter Hammon, who was born in Long Island, New York on October 17, 1711. Hammon is considered… [Read More]