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Ferguson Library: An Evening with Writer, Activist and TV Personality Kevin Powell

Submitted by elmstreetbooks on Thu, 09/07/2023 - 2:03pm

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American writer, activist, and television personality Kevin Powell will discuss his book The Kevin Powell Reader, an electric and deeply inspiring selection from Powell's life's work. Makeda Mays will moderate the conversation.

Kevin Powell is a prolific and acclaimed American writer, thinker, activist and public speaker. His writings are important contributions to our national conversations on race, gender, class, politics, pop culture, celebrity and hip-hop. He is the author of 15 previous books, including a new poetry collection, Grocery Shopping with My Mother. His next book will be a biography of Tupac Shakur. A native of Jersey City, NJ, Powell lives in Brooklyn.

Makeda Mays Green is vice president, digital consumer insights at Nickelodeon. In this role, she focuses on evaluating the most effective ways to reach target audiences through innovative research methodologies. She is the author of Makeda Moving Up in Media and has appeared on The Learning Channel, CNN.com and MSNBC.com and Good Morning America Now

Book sale and signing by Elm Street Books.

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Event date: 
Thursday, September 28, 2023 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Event address: 
Ferguson Library
The Kevin Powell Reader: Essential Writings and Conversations By Kevin Powell Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9781636141015
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Published: Akashic Books, Ltd. - April 4th, 2023