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      RPL Get Lit / BMER (Black Male Emergent Readers) 4th Annual Black History Month Author Celebration in Richmond


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      February 9, 2019

      Saturday   1:00 PM

      101 East Franklin Street
      Richmond, Virginia 23219

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      RPL Get Lit / BMER (Black Male Emergent Readers) 4th Annual Black History Month Author Celebration

      This year's theme is Resilience. Introducing Resilient Virginian Authors: Amira Bethea, Andrew Shepherd, Ashley Starling, Bobby Huntley, Christopher Allen, David Carter, Jaclyn Walker, Jacqueline Johnson, Kimberly Matthews, Lakeesha Atkinson, Leatha Ballard, Marcy Williams, Martin Tiller, Maya Criss, Ronald Thornhill, Tamara Copeland, Uzziah Anthony Harris, and Velvet Smith.  Our Speakers will be:  Kiara Shanay Lee, author of Be A Man Tyrone: What Happens when Daddy Goes to Prison and Light-Skinned, Dark-Skinned or In-Between? “The Dancing Deputy” Deuntay Diggs, author of Beneath the Scar: A Story of Resilience, who was featured on Good Morning America and America’s Got Talent. Panelists will include Clarence “Bucky” McGill of the Syracuse 8, James Davis, Community Organizer of the Raise Richmond Campaign, Dr. Quentin Stubbins, Ph.D., and others.  Audience: Family. Light refreshments.

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