Y-Love is one of the most dynamic rappers of our time. His talents have been mentioned in such news outlets as XXL Magazine, The New York Times, Out Magazine, and the Jerusalem Post. Hailing from Baltimore City, of Ethiopian and Puerto-Rican descent, and a convert to Orthodox Judaism during the beginning of the 21st century, Y-Love is the first black Orthodox Jewish rapper. He is also the first rapper to come out during the peak of his career.
President Andrew Jackson appointed Roger Taney Chief Justice of the United States.
Taney, author of the infamous Dred Scott decision, was related to Francis Scott Key, lawyer and composer of "The Star Spangled Banner."
Key was a member of Jackson's inner circle.
Jamie Stiehm, a Creators Syndicate columnist and contributor to USNEWS.com, discusses the ties that made this trifecta a Southern political force.
Certified meditation and mindfulness instructor Cynthia Kane will present a workshop on mindful communication. Kane is the author of the newly published book How to Communicate Like a Buddhist, an instruction manual for clear communication.
Tracy Chiles McGhee will present her newly published novel - Melting the Blues. "A brave, musical story rich with Southern history." - Kirkus Reviews
Please join us to welcome and celebrate our local Georgetown author.
Local poet Edna Small will read from her recently published collection of poems - Listening Still. A retired psychologist, her poems - both personal and universal, cover a wide range of human experience.
Please join us for an afternoon of poetry by Washington, DC area poet, Sistah Joy with Djembe accompaniment, J. Joy “Sistah Joy” Matthews Alford, winner of the Washington, DC Poet Laureate Special Award, is the author of Lord, I’m Dancin’ As Fast As I Can, From Pain to Empowerment: The Fabric of My Being and This Garden Called Life. Sistah Joy is the producer and host of the award-wining TV show “Sojourn with Words.”