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“Free Your Mind” Revolution Literary Festival | SF Main Libary

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Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
San Francisco Main Public Library | 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102

Event Details

This daylong Free Your Mind: A Revolution In Words Literary Festival will showcase performance artists, authors, visual artists and a keynote address given by renowned educator/activist Dr. Oba T’Shaka.

This full day event will feature a story-telling event, a genealogy lecture, an author showcase, a panel, a reception and a keynote address.

The day kicks off at 11 a.m. with a storytelling performance by Kirk Waller in the Fisher Children’s Center. This will be followed by a genealogy how-to workshop for amateur genealogist and those interested in their family’s history. A book fair and author showcase event will be held from 1-2:45 p.m..

At 3 p.m., the Library will welcome New York Times bestselling author Mary ‘Honey B’ Morrison, Former Black Panther Ericka Huggins, Block Reportin’ founder JR Valrey and author Deeann D. Mathews who will discuss the revolutionary aspects of selected Black author written works and how the written word can transform modern thought.

Dr. Oba T’Shaka, noted civil rights activist and educator, will offer a keynote address at 4 p.m.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Literature
Address: 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102