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Newark Public LIbrary

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5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102 United States

March 2019

Black New Jersey Author Talk and Book Signing

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Newark Public LIbrary, 5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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Join us on Thursday, March 7th for an Author Talk and Book Signing. Black New Jersey: 1664 to the Present Day tells the rich and complex story of the African American community’s remarkable accomplishments and the colossal obstacles they faced along the way. Drawing from rare archives, historian Graham Russell Gao Hodges brings to life the courageous black men and women who fought for their freedom and eventually built a sturdy and substantial middle class. Graham Russell Gao Hodges is…

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Panel Discussion: Women in Hip Hop

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Newark Public LIbrary, 5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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SAVE THE DATE WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION PANEL DISCUSSION: "Women in Hip Hop: History, Activism & Entrepreneurship" James Brown African American Room – 2nd floor 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. Performance: Rapper Robyn Hood Panelists: Moderator/Host Lisa Evers, (Reporter, Fox 5 News/Host, HOT 97 Street Soldiers); Roxanne Shante (Hip Hop Artist); Robyn Hood (Hip Hop Artist/Actress) and Dr. Oneka LaBennett, Associate Professor of Africana Studies, Cornell University FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Celeste Bateman & Assocs., LLC, Guest Producer Supported…

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