Author Talk

Author Talk
Dr. Gina R. Prince

Dr. Gina R. Prince Author Talk

In her debut novel, Born into Sin Transformed into Destiny, Dr. Gina R. Prince shares how the death of her father, when she was just 5 years old, left her with abandonment and identity issues. She later turned to drugs and sex to fill the void. Finally, she tried God who was waiting for her with open arms.  
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Join us for our June Lecture series with Author C.R. Gibbs

Come out for this important lecture by C.R. Gibbs on The Mass Incarceration of African Americans and lt's Effects on their Families and participate in the discussion. Have you signed up for the DC Public Library Summer Reading program yet?  Check it out and go for the gold.
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Join us for our June Lecture series with Author C.R. Gibbs

On June 15th C. R. Gibbs will talk about The Secret History of Juneteenth.  If you miss this presentation you can join us again on June 29, 2016 where Mr. Gibbs will talk about The Mass Incarceration of African Americans and lts Effects on their Families. Have you signed up for the Summer Reading Program at DC Public Library. Check it out and go for the gold.
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Join Patsy Fletcher and Learn About the Historic Places of Leisure and Recreation In and Around Washington, DC

Join Patsy Fletcher, author of  Historically African American leisure destinations around Washington, D.C. for a talk about places of leisure  and recreation for African Americans in and around Washignton, DC.  You will learn where they were, who patronized them, some histroy of each place and to a limited e
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Historic Places of African American Leisure and Recreation In and Around Washington, DC

Join Patsy Fletcher, author of Historically African American leisure destinations around Washington, D.C. for a talk about places of leisure and recreation for African Americans in and around Washington, DC.
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Queer Brown Voices: Personal Narratives of Latina/o LGBT Activism

Queer Brown Voices is a collection of narratives of Latina/o LGBT activism from the 1970s - 1990s by those who were there. Join us for a discussion featuring influential activists on the front lines then and now:  Letitia Gomez - Co-editor of Queer Brown Voices, Co-founder and Executive Director of LLEGÓ, the first national Latina/o LGBT organization.  José Gutierrez - Co-founder and board member of the Rainbow History Project, Founder of the Latino LGBT History Project and DC Latino Pride.

A Kit to Build a Dream On: Tools for Structuring Your Novel

Are you working on a novel? How do you make characters come alive? Do you need help with plotting? Would you like advice from a successful novelist? Attend our Author Workshop with Ingrid Anders, author of the popular Kat Vespucci novels. Ingrid will share practical and creative techniques for crafting your own novel.    

Building Family in the 21st Century: A Moderated Conversation

Building Family in the 21st Century: A Moderated Conversation Join us for what is sure to be a thought-provoking and wonderful panel discussion on the role of fathers in families! Presented by Jonetta Rose Barras, Esther Productions, Inc., The Spoken Word, and Kuumba Expressions featuringBrittany Adams, MS Resident in Counseling, and Co-director of the Fatherless Reconciliation Daughter Project
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The Journey Across Swedish Lapland: Kungsleden.

Please join Evan McCarthy as he describes his experience hiking with DC UL Backpacking in Swedish Lapland. Kungsleden (The King's Trail) is a hiking trail in northern Sweden, approximately 270 miles long, between Abisko in the north and Hemavan in the south. It passes through the Vindelfjällen Nature Reserve, one of the largest protected areas in Europe.  This talk is the sixth in the Trips of a Lifetime series.
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Hiking for Fun

Curious about hiking as a hobby? Considering taking it up but don't know where to start? Join Michael Martin for an introductory talk on recreational hiking. Learn what you will need, where the best local spots to hike are, and more!

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