Five Famous African-American Women
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Through actress Cynthia Maddox, attendees meet Phyllis Wheatley, America’s first black poet, relive the Boston Massacre through the eyes of Crispus Attucks’ wife, join abolitionist Sojourner Truth and Harriet Tubman as they look back over their lives, and rejoice with Pulitzer prize winner and Illinois Poet Laureate Gwendolyn Brooks. Register in person, online or by phone beginning Jan. 20 by calling phone extension 3.