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Mbembe Memorial

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Catalog Number: 19821203, 19830916

Listen: 1983_Mbembe

This memorial program features the late Kansas City poet Mbembe (Milton Smith) reading "jazz poems" as well as Mbembe's brother speaking in tribute. Find a collection of his selected poems from BkMk Press here. Listen to a 1978 program with Mbembe in our Audio Archives.

| Interview Year: 1983 | Genre: Poetry |

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