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    LECTURES & LITERATURE

    Imani Perry | Breathe: A Letter to My Sons

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Parkway Central Library

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    1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    When:
    • Wednesday October 2nd 2019, 7:30pm to 9:00pm
    In conversation with Tracey Matisak

    Dr. Imani Perry is the author of Looking for Lorraine, a work of “masterly syntheses of research and analysis” (New York Times Book Review) of the life of Lorraine Hansberry, the author of A Raisin in the Sun. A professor of African-American studies, public affairs, and gender and sexuality studies at Princeton University, Perry is also the author of More Beautiful and More Terrible: The Embrace and Transcendence of Racial Inequality in the United States and May We Forever Stand: A History of the Black National Anthem. A meditation on black resilience and resistance, Breathe challenges America to see black children as deserving of humanity in an increasingly unjust society.

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