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Meet the Authors! Ali Kamanda and Jorge Redmond

From athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick to musician Sam Cooke, inventor Elijah McCoy and writer Chinua Achebe, there are so many inspirational men in Black history. This lyrical, rhythmic text encourages boys to imagine everything they can be and the great things they can do, drawing on the strength of people throughout history that paved the way for Black boys today.

Black Boy, Black Boy tells today's boys: you have the courage, you are the light. It's a new day! Be inspired and motivated by drawing on the history of the role models that came before you.

Ali Biko Sulaiman Kamanda is an award-winning filmmaker and social entrepreneur from Sierra Leone, West Africa.e Jorge Redmond currently works in the Buncombe County District Attorney’s office as an Assistant District Attorney, and as an adjunct professor in South College’s Legal Department. Ali and Jorge are college friends, and BLACK BOY, BLACK BOY is their debut book.

Participants will receive a FREE copy of the book!

Tuesday, November 29 at 4:00pm

Govans
5714 Bellona Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21212

Event Type

Writers LIVE!, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Age Group

Kids, Ages 3-5, whole family, Ages 5-7, Ages 7-9

Compass Category

Programs For Children

Event Publisher

Stef Long-Murphy - for Kids

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