Readers, Writers & Books


Smithsonian National Museum of American HistoryTue, Jul 18, 2017 2:00 PM Not Available


1:30 p.m. Reading – Bestselling author, Kitty Kelley, will read from her latest book, Martin’s Dream Day, transporting readers to the March on Washington in 1963 and bringing that historic day vividly to life for a new generation.

2:00 p.m. Panel I – Comics and Graphic Novels in Social Justice. Panelists: Jonathan Gray, editor, Journal of Comics & Culture; Eric Battle, artist/illustrator; Bill Campbell, founder, Rosarium Publishing. Moderator: Ariell Johnson, owner, Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse.

3:30 p.m. Panel II – Poetry and Spoken Word in Social Justice. Panelists: Joseph Ross, poet and educator; Tere Fowler-Chapman, gender fluid poet, founder of Words of the Avenue. Moderator: E. Ethelbert Miller, activist poet and Chair, Institute for Policy Studies

In partnership with the Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Tuesday, July 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Smithsonian National Museum of American History
14th St and Constitution Ave, NW

Tickets: Free with Reservation