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African Americans and Children's Literature: A Symposium and Exhibition

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African Americans and Children's Literature: A Symposium and Exhibition presented by Esther Productions, Inc, The Black Student Fund, and The Institute for African American Writing Mar 02, 2024, 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM EST 125 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20017, USA COME LEARN THE STORY AND LEGACY OF WASHINGTON, DC’S AFRICAN AMERICAN AUTHORS OF CHILDREN’S LITERATURE—Past and Present, including May Miller Sullivan, Sterling Brown, Maxine Clair, Gwendolyn Brooks, Daphne Muse, Lucille Clifton, Eloise Greenfield, Jason Reynolds, Kwame Alexander, Jennifer Lawson, Courtland Cox, Adjoa Burrowes, E. Ethelbert Miller, Carolivia Herron, Aisha Rice, Tricia Elam Walker, jonetta rose barras, Sheila Crider, David Miller, Michelle Meadows, Leah Henderson , Michelle Green, Lakia Wilson and others.
When Mar 02, 2024
from 08:30 AM to 06:30 PM
Where 125 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20017
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Panel discussions topics include: REMOVING THE MASK, AMPLIFYING OUR VOICES: The Struggle of Black Authors To Publish Authentic Stories About African American People--Their Lives and Their Culture; SEEING OURSELVES IN THE RIVER, IN THE MIRROR, IN THE WORLD: Illustrators Talk About The Challenge of Creating Images That Bring Children’s Books Alive; TRUNKS, SATCHELS AND THE US POSTAL SERVICE: Book Distributors and Store Owners Tell Their Story About Getting Black Books into the World By All and Any Means Necessary; and UNFINISHED BUSINESS, UNTOLD STORIES: The Future of Black Children’s Literature. DON'T MISS THE LUNCH TIME CONVERSATION BETWEEN SHARON BELL MATHIS AND E.ETHELBERT MILLER This event is curated by award-winning author and public scholar jonetta rose barras in partnership with humanities scholar Bernard Demczuk Ph.D. ,The Black Student Fund, The Institute for African American Writing, Teaching for Change, Social Justice Books, Buck Wild Media, and Lesa Warrick. Major funding has been provided by HumanitiesDC with additional support from Kerry S. Pearson LLC, The Robert Bobb Group, and BusBoys and Poets. OFFICIAL ONSITE BOOKSELLER: Sankofa: Video Books and Cafe Authors will sign books throughout the day IT'S FREE. REGISTER IS REQUIRED. -https://www.estherproductionsinc.com/events-1/new-details-african-americans-and-childrens-literature-a-symposium-and-exhibition For more information write to aachildrenslit2023@gmail.com

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