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VIRTUAL – Imani Perry In Conversation with Kiese Laymon: On the Uprising since George Floyd’s Murder and Black Struggles for Freedom in the United States

June 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

Watch the event with Imani Perry and Kiese Laymon live on Crowdcast at 7:30 p.m. And be sure to register in advance!

Imani Perry is the Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies and faculty associate in the Program in Law and Public Affairs and Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton.   She is the author of six books, most recently the award-winning titles, Breathe: A Letter to My Sons and Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry.   She was born in Birmingham, Alabama and currently lives outside Philadelphia with her two sons.

You can purchase a copy of Breathe: A Letter to My Sons here.

Kiese Laymon is the Hubert McAlexander Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Mississippi.  He is the author of the novel, Long Division, a collection of essays, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America, and the award-winning Heavy: An American Memoir.  Laymon was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi.

You can purchase a copy of Heavy: An American Memoir here.

Details

Date:
June 9
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://libwww.freelibrary.org/programs/authorevents/?id=100950

Organizer

Free Library Author Events
Phone:
(215) 567-4341
Email:
authorevents@freelibrary.org
Website:
https://libwww.freelibrary.org/programs/authorevents/

Venue

Crowdcast