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Yaa Gyasi, Homegoing, and the Power of Knowing Our Roots

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

“You can learn anything when you have to learn it. You could learn to fly if it meant you would live another day” (37). –Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Join us for this half-day workshops based on the award-winning novel, Homegoing, by author Yaa Gyasi, a Ghanian American who grew up in Huntsville. Special guest speakers will be featured at each stop on the five-city schedule, with the series led by Zanice Bond, Ph.D., professor of English at Tuskegee University.

NOTE: This workshop is designed for, and open to, the general public, as well as educators.

For more information, please email Adrienne McSwain at amcswain@mplonline.org or call 251-494-2298.

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Date:
2024-04-27 09:00:00
Time:
09:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
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Location

Virginia Dillard Smith/Toulminville Branch Library
601 Stanton Road
Mobile, AL 36617 United States
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Phone:
(251) 494-4982
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