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The Daphne Muse Letters Collection: Correspondence Documenting Black History & Culture across the Diaspora (1898-2019)

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Ygnacio Valley Library will host a lecture by luminary (and local), Daphne Muse. Among the thousands of letters in Daphne Muse’s collection are letters from Angela Davis, President Obama, Alice Walker, and the Bay Area’s own, Herb Caen. Her letters chronicle intersections of the Civil Rights, Black Power, Pan Africanist, Disability Rights, and Women’s Movements. On February 11th, Daphne Muse will speak about her collection, putting her letters in context and including the personal memories of someone who has been deeply involved with the fight to protect the rights and freedom of so many.

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Event Type(s): Author Talk
Age Group(s): Adults (18+), All Ages
Michael Beller
(925) 938-1481

Details

Date:
February 11
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Ygnacio Valley Library
2661 Oak Grove Road
Walnut Creek, CA 94598 United States
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Phone:
(925) 938-1481
Website:
www.ccclib.org

Organizer

Ygnacio Valley Library
Phone:
(925) 938-1481
Website:
www.ccclib.org

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