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Black Joy: A Strategy for Resistance, Resilience, and Restoration

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Discussing the new book, Black Joy: A Strategy for Resistance, Resilience, and Restoration by author Tracey Michae’l Lewis Giggetts.

Black Joy – Black History Event Feb 10, 2022 @ 6 PM – Event is Free

Discussing the new book, Black Joy: A Strategy for Resistance, Resilience, and Restoration by Author & Educator Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts collection of 36 lyrical autobiographical essays that celebrate the redemptive strength of joy in Black culture—and explore the many ways it is critical for our personal and collective healing. Moderated by Author Imani Perry who new book was just released called “South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation”

Event is Free. Support a black owned independent bookstore. Black History lives at Malik Books

Add-On available on Eventbrite to purchase your signed copy of Black Joy: A Strategy for Resistance, Resilience, and Restoration by Author & Educator Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts . Imani Perry book is also available for purchase as an Add-On on Eventbrite. Just select Add-On when registering.

or go to MalikBooks.com

About Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts

As a writer and educator, Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts offers those who read her work and hear her speak an authentic experience; an opportunity to explore the intersection of culture, identity and faith/spirituality at the deepest levels. She is a professor of English and Black Studies at the Community College of Philadelphia and the founder of HeARTspace, a healing community created to serve those who have experienced trauma of any kind through the use of storytelling and the arts.

As a writer, Tracey has published 15 books including several collaborations with numerous high-profile authors. In 2016, Tracey was honored by SheKnows Media as one of the “Voices of the Year” for her nuanced and personal exploration of mental health, PTSD, and self-care. In 2021, Tracey became one of 20 writers who contributed to the groundbreaking book, You are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience edited by acclaimed researcher, Brene Brown, and founder of the MeToo Movement, Tarana Burke. Also forthcoming is her dynamic book, Black Joy: Stories of Resistance, Resilience, and Restoration

Buy Black Joy: MalikBooks.com

About Imani Perry

Imani Perry is a professor of African American Studies at Princeton University and the author of 7 books including the award-winning book Looking for Lorraine: the Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry and Breathe a Letter to My Sons. Her most recent book released Jan 25, 2022 is South to America: A Journey Below the Mason Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation. Perry lives in the Philadelphia area with her two sons.

Add-On available on Eventbrite to purchase South to America: A Journey Below the Mason Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation by Imani Perry

Books available at MalikBooks.com

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