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WE ARE EACH OTHERS HARVEST w/ Cassie Owens & Niela Orr
September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
A conversation between two cultural workers and friends with the Paul Robeson House Museum. We Are Each Other’s Harvest owes its title to Gwendolyn Brooks, the brilliant Chicago poet who penned these words in her tribute to Paul Robeson.
CASSIE OWENS is a staff reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer. She is a native Philadelphian who often focuses on Black aesthetics and digital culture. She has been writing about social impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, often covering how people are approaching rituals, ceremonies and faith at this time.
NIELA ORR is a deputy editor of The Believer, a columnist at The Baffler, and contributing editor of The Organist podcast. A 2019 Eleanor Kagi Foundation Writer-in-Residence at the Black Mountain Institute, her writing has appeared in The New York Times Book Review, BuzzFeed, Elle, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, and McSweeney’s Quarterly.