We Are Not Yet Equal: History and Our Racial Divide at Main Library

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join author Tonya Bolden for a look at the history that brought us to today.

Tonya Bolden is a magna cum laude graduate of Princeton University with a master’s degree from Columbia University. She is the author, co-author, and editor of more than 40 books and received the Children’s Book Guild of Washington, DC’s Nonfiction Award for her body of work. That work includes Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl, Searching for Sarah Rector: The Richest Black Girl in America, Pathfinders: The Journeys of 16 Extraordinary Black Souls, and Facing Frederick: The Life of Frederick Douglass, A Monumental American Man, which received starred reviews from Booklist, Kirkus, and School Library Journal.

Her latest books include Inventing Victoria and Saving Savannah, follow-ups to Crossing Ebenezer Creek. There’s also her picture book No Small Potatoes: Junius G. Groves and His Kingdom in Kansas (illustrated by Don Tate), the true story of an amazing, very hard-working American man. Her forthcoming books include Changing the Equation: 50+ US Black Women in STEM.

Event Type(s): Adult, Teens

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