Historically Speaking: The Fierce 44 – A Conversation with Kevin Merida and Steve Reiss

Date & Time
Saturday, October 17, 2020 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
African American History and Culture Museum
Event Type
Kids & Families, Lectures & Discussions
Registration Required
About this Event
Adapted from an online project the Furious 44, Black Americans Who Shook Up the World that identifies 44 legendary pathbreakers. published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, The book, targets readers 10 and older and features short biographies written by Undeated.com contributors with color portraits by illustrator Robert Ball. Kevin Merida, Soraya McDonald and Steve Reiss, all of the Undefeated will read and discuss this dynamic collection of essays historic figures such as President Barrack Obama, Michael Jordan, Toni Morrison, Simone Biles, Robert Abbott among other iconic figures.