AFRICAN AMERICAN MASTERPIECE SERIES,
October 30, 2011:
“The Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar”,  featuring
Dr. Dorothy L. W. Smith reciting selected poems of this Nineteenth and early
Twentieth Century poet, who was the first African American professional poet. Both Standard English and Dialect poems are included in the readings, such as “Sympathy,” Ode to Ethiopia,” “We Wear the Mask,” “Antebellum Sermon,” “Life,” and “When Malindy Sings.”