Imani Perry | Breathe: A Letter to My Sons

Wed, October 2, 2019 7:30 P.M. Add to your calendar
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

In conversation with Tracey Matisak, award-winning broadcaster and journalist

Dr. Imani Perry is the author of Looking for Lorraine, a work of “masterly syntheses of research and analysis” (New York Times Book Review) of the life of Lorraine Hansberry, the author of A Raisin in the Sun. A professor of African-American studies, public affairs, and gender and sexuality studies at Princeton University, Perry is also the author of More Beautiful and More Terrible: The Embrace and Transcendence of Racial Inequality in the United States and May We Forever Stand: A History of the Black National Anthem.  A meditation on black resilience and resistance, Breathe challenges America to see black children as deserving of humanity in an increasingly unjust society.

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