A Conversation with Author Marita Golden

Petworth Library

A Conversation with Author Marita Golden

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, 6 p.m.

2019's Black History Month Theme Black Migrations emphasizes the movement of people of African descent to new destinations and subsequently to new social realities.

In keeping with that theme, we invite you to j
oin us for a conversation with native Washingtonian and local author, Marita Golden, to discuss her first book Migrations of the Heart about her political activism during the 1960's and her time living in Nigeria. Golden will read from her book and take questions from the audience.

Golden has written several fiction and non-fiction books. She is also the co-founder of the Hurston/Wright Foundationnamed in honor of Zora Neale Hurston and Richard Wright which serves the national and international community of Black writers and administers the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award. 

Open to all ages, we hope you will join us for what promises to be a great event.