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Nov 24, 2014 @ 7:00 pm| Free
Amistad editor, Tracy Sherrod hosts a panel discussion with Dark Girls contributors Mikki Taylor of Essence magazine, author and professor Retha Powers, Robyn Arrington of TVOne, Singles Project star Erika Pittman, and Dark Girls author Sheila P. Moses.
About the book:
From the director of the NAACP Award–nominated documentary comes this gorgeous companion book to celebrate dark-skinned women.
Black has never been more beautiful. Dark Girls is a testament to the strength and grace of women everywhere, no matter their skin tone, upbringing, or education. Featuring such celebrities as Lupita Nyong’o, Vanessa Williams, Sheryl Underwood, Judge Mablean, and Loretta Devine, Dark Girls presents outstanding women from all walks of life, sharing intimate insights into what their dark skin means to them.
Combining Barron Claiborne’s brilliant photography, Shelia Moses’s touching narrative, and Bill Duke’s extraordinary vision, Dark Girls is a beautiful and empowering work to be treasured by women of all ages. This thoughtful, sophisticated, and uplifting collection captures the elegance of dark skin—joyfully showcasing that we truly are beautiful for who we are.