Grantee Spotlight: be gentle with Black girls

September 22, 2022 | 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A live reading with author Tania De'Shawn, followed by a discussion on adultification bias and the fragility of Black girlhood.

Panelists include Ashley M. Jones, poet laureate of Alabama; DeJuana Thompson, president of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute; Lauren Whatley, women's studies professor at the University of Alabama; and Queen daPoetess, local poet.

Where: Birmingham Public Library
When: September 20, 2022 | 6 p.m.
Cost: Free and open to the public

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