13th NBWC – Writing Race, Embracing Difference- Photo Gallery

The theme of the 2016 National Black Writers Conference is titled “Writing Race, Embracing Difference.” The conference was held at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York, in Brooklyn, New York, from March 31 to April 3, 2016. Panels and roundtable conversations included topics such as “Decoded: Hip-Hop and Youth Culture,” “Creating Dangerously,” and “The Politics of Race and Gender in the Literature of Black Writers.”

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See bios of conference participants.

See conference program.

Photos by Lem Peterkin


Photos by Althea Smith