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Author Talk and Book Signing with Gayle Jessup White

February 24, 2023

Registrations are closed for this event

Gayle Jessup White is an award-winning television reporter and anchor who got her start in journalism at The New York Times.

In her acclaimed book, White traces her own family history as a Black descendant of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings's family. She explores America's racial reckoning through the prism of her ancestors--both the enslaver and the enslaved. She offers a compelling portrait of what it means to be a Black woman in America, to pursue the American dream, to reconcile the legacy of racism, and to ensure the nation lives up to the ideals advocated by her legendary ancestor.

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Date:
February 24, 2023
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Venue

Hastings Branch Library
3325 E Orange Grove Blvd
Pasadena, CA United States
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Organizer

City of Pasadena Youth Ambassadors Program
Phone
626-744-6879
Email
youthambassadors@cityofpasadena.net
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