Author Talk: Gabrielle David,  Trailblazers: Black Women Who Helped Make America Great American Firsts/American Icons, Volume 1

Author Talk: Gabrielle David, Trailblazers: Black Women Who Helped Make America Great American Firsts/American Icons, Volume 1

Trailblazers: Black Women Who Helped Make America Great, American Firsts/American Icons, Volume 1 is a six-part cinematic event based on the six-volume same-titled biographical book series written by Gabrielle David that will be released over the course of 2021 and 2022. Join us for this screening of volume 1.

Each 72 minute installment of Trailblazers will feature powerful testimonials and one-on-one interviews with dynamic Black women in America who have helped shape this country. Trailblazers provides a historical timeline from slavery and the abolitionist and suffragist movements to the civil rights and feminist movements, to today's Black Lives Matter, Me Too, and Say Her Name movements. We will look at the lives and careers of over 400 brilliant African American women from the eighteenth century to the present who blazed uncharted paths in every conceivable way. These women changed the world with their activism and leadership, and their art, teaching, writing, and music.

Trailblazers savors the triumphs of the human spirit by honoring the Black women who blazed a trail and paved the way for the women who dared to pick up the torch to follow. Many are well-known, and others are the unsung, the forgotten, and the erased trailblazers of artists, activists, politicians, businesswomen, scientists, and educators.
This program will be presented via Zoom. On the day of the program, use this link to join: https://temple.zoom.us/j/95144409719 

Our programs are geared toward a general audience and are open to all, including Temple students, faculty, staff, alumni, neighbors, and friends. Registration is encouraged.

 

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Date:
Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Time:
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location:
Online

Registration is required. There are 100 seats available.