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!
Please register below
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 Dreams, Kwame 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.
“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.