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Poetry Reading—Kin: Rooted in Hope

Gather in the Community Gallery of MCHC’s civil rights exhibition, Passion & Purpose, for an evening of poetry reading and reflection with acclaimed author Carole Boston Weatherford. Hear recitations from her book Kin: Rooted in Hope, a powerful portrait of a Black family tree shaped by enslavement and freedom, rendered in searing poems and stunning art by Jeffery Boston Weatherford. A short Q&A will follow the reading. Light refreshments provided. Museum admission is free all day for Free First Thursday.

Image: Kin: Rooted in Hope Written by Carole Boston Weatherford,  illustrated by Jeffery Boston Weatherford. New York: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing,  2023.


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