2024 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture with Dr. Tanisha C. Ford - Newark Public Library

2024 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture with Dr. Tanisha C. Ford

Saturday, January 13th, 2024 | 2 PM
Newark Public Library
James Brown African American Room, 2nd Fl.
Doors open: 1:00 PM

The James Brown African American Room at the Newark Public Library invites you to our annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture!

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Guest Lecturer

Dr. Tanisha C. Ford

Tanisha C. Ford is a cultural critic and star academic. A professor of history at The Graduate Center, CUNY, she has written for the New York Times, the Atlantic, Time, the Root, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, and featured on NPR, among other places. She was named to the Root’s list of the 100 Most influential African Americans. In addition to Our Secret Society, Ford is the author of Dressed in DreamsKwame Brathwaite: Black is Beautiful, and Liberated Threads, which won the 2016 Organization of American Historians’ Liberty Legacy Foundation Award for best book on civil rights history. She lives in Harlem.

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“Writing books is challenging, but something in me can’t resist showing up to the page.” -Dr. Tanisha C. Ford

Explore Dr. Tanisha C. Ford's Books at Our Library

Browse through Dr. Tanisha C. Ford’s captivating literary creations, available in the James Brown African American Room at the Newark Public Library. Click below to view the collection and check out these enriching reads for free with your Newark Public Library card.

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