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The Legacies That Inspire Me: Reflections on Black History Month

K.D. Bryant, Director, Enterprise Communications
February 20, 2024

Contemplating this year’s Black History Month theme, “African Americans and the Arts,” I know my career and personal life directly reflect the influence music, poetry, film, art and storytelling has had on my life. Langston Hughes, Toni Morrison, Paul Robeson, Leontyne Price, Lena Horne, Sidney Portier, August Wilson, Nikki Giovanni and Lorraine Hansberry are a few of the greats whose artistry led me to journalism as a profession and creative writing as a passion.