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Imani Perry | Breathe: A Letter to My Sons

Wed, October 2, 2019 7:30 P.M.
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.

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103