Joseph Bathanti's Overview of Black Mountain College

North Carolina Poet Laureate, Joseph Bathanti offers an intriguing overview of the history of Black Mountain College during a walking tour of the mythic campus itself.  Calling the brief but wondrous life of the college a “gorgeous, temperamental hybrid,” Bathanti reminds us that the school shouldn’t only be celebrated for its illustrious list of renowned artists, but that it should also be recognized as having produced some of our country’s most “profound innovators in education, science, social work, architecture, urban planning…and on and on.” 

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