Carole Boston Weatherford @ Peabody Library

In Partnership with NMAAM, join us on March 31st from 3-4:30 p.m. in Peabody Library’s Reading Room as Alice Randall facilitates a discussion with Carole Boston Weatherford about Children’s Literature, Black Music, and the Social Justice Movement!

Refreshments will be served.

Carole Boston Weatherford, author of R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul and A Song for the Unsung: Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the 1963 March on Washington, is the recipient of Caldecott, Newberry, Coretta Scott King, and other prestigious awards in children’s literature.

Alice Randall, Writer in Residence for African American and Diaspora Studies, is the author of four published novels and has produced screenplays, the groundbreaking Ada’s App, and an award-winning songwriter.

Paid parking is available at Wesley Place Garage, 1963 Scarritt Pl Nashville, TN 37203, for $3.50 per hour.

Sponsored by the Arts, Discovery, and Innovation grant to support faculty and staff research collaborations with the National Museum of African American Music. Partners include the Office of the Provost, African American & Diaspora Studies, Blair Music Library, Heard Libraries, and the Department of Teaching & Learning.

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