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Author Event | Live Q&A with Rochelle Riley


Friday February 12, 2021: 6:00pm to 7:00pm




Rochelle Riley, author and former award winning columnist at the Detroit Free Press, discusses her latest book, That They LivedTwenty African Americans Who Changed The World.

Rochelle Riley is an author, essayist, blogger and child advocate who spent nearly a quarter century as a columnist until she left in 2019 to focus on the arts. Now Director of Arts and Culture for the City of Detroit, she is a member of the Michigan and North Carolina journalism Halls of Fame and the International Women's Forum.  Rochelle is also the author of the critically acclaimed book, The Burden: African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery  (or downloadable ebook).

No registration is required to participate. Check this page on the day of the event for the zoom link and phone number

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