Meet Your Favorite Authors Sept 24-26 in DC

17 Sep

Meet Your Favorite Authors!
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Author Pavilion 2009
Washington, DC Convention Center, Exhibit Hall E
Schedule Subject to Change!

Thursday, September 24th (Pavilion Hours 10:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.)
Author Pavilion hosted by Patrick Oliver Founder of, Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series & host and executive producer Literary Nation KABF FM 88.3

Noon – 1:30 p.m. (Meet, Greet & Book Signings)
Bernadette Stanis – Situations 101
Kwame Alexander – And Then You Know: New and Selected Poems
Valencia Campbell – Advice From the Top What Minority Women Say About Their Career Success
Congressman Chaka Fattah – State of Black America 2009 Message to the President
Lloyd Price & William “Dollar-Bill” Waller – The True King of the 50’s The Lloyd Price Story
Russell Price, Jr. – Is He Your Man or is Your Head in the Sand?
Janice Bryant Howroyd – The Art of Work: How to Make Work, Work for You!
Jamal Bryant – World War Me
Calvin Mackie, PH.D. – A View From the Roof – Lessons for Life & Business
Hilda Gurley-Highgate – Sapphire’s Grave A Novel

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Meet, Greet & Book Signings)
Aaron W. Smith – In the Black Live Faithfully, Prosper Financially
Stephanie L. Jones – The Enemy Between My Legs
Derrick Barnes – Ruby and the Booker Boys Series (Children’s Series)
Rodney M. Jackson – A Philanthropic Covenant with Black America
Yaba Baker – Princess Briana & Super TJ (Children Series)
Jacquette Timmons – Financial Intimacy How to Create a Healthy Relationship With Your Money and Your Mate
Victoria Christopher Murray – The Divine Divas (Christian Fiction for Teens)
Mildred Muhammad – Sacred Silent The Mildred Muhammad Story
Dan Ouellette – Ron Carter: Finding the Right Notes (Jazz Legend Ron Carter will appear for this signing)
Peggy Brooks-Bertram & Barbara Seals Nevergold – Go, Tell Michelle, African American Women Write to the New First Lady

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Panel Discussion, Meet, Greet & Book Signings)

The Black Writer as Cultural Activist and Gatekeeper of History hosted by Hurston Wright Foundation

Moderator: Marita Golden author of Don’t Play In The Sun: The Color Complex

Ralph Eubanks – The House at the End of the Road
Paula Giddings – Ida: A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching
Howard Dodson – In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience
Annette Gordon Reed – The Hemingses of Monticello
David Levering Lewis – W. E. B. Du Bois, 1919-1963: The Fight for Equality and the American Century

Meet, Greet & Book Signings:
Sheilah Vance – Land Mines A Novel
Veronica T. White, MSPH – How to Maximize FEMA Funding After a Natural Disaster
T. Dweylan Wilson – Four Stars Conversations on Life Success, Leadership, Mentorship, Culture and Diversity

Meet Your Favorite Authors!
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Author Pavilion 2009
Washington, DC Convention Center, Exhibit Hall E
Schedule Subject to Change!

Friday, September 25th (Pavilion Hours 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.)

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Meet, Greet & Book Signings)

Bernadette Stanis – Situations 101
Janis F. Kearney – Something to Write Home About: Memories from a Presidential Diarist
Gil L. Robertson IV & Sandra Jowers – Family Affair: What it Means to be African American Today
Thembisa Mshaka – Put Your Dreams First Handle Your Entertainment Business
Layah Beth LeFlore – Wildflowers
Nika C. Beamon – I Didn’t Work this Hard Just to Get Married Successful Single Black Women Speak Out
Kim Collier – Kia’s Aftermath
Farai Chideya – Kiss the Sky
LaVerne Gill – African American Women in Congress Forming and Transforming History
Jeff Johnson – Everything I’m Not Made Me Everything I Am

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Panel Discussion, Meet, Greet & Book Signings)

Mind Readers: Mental Health, Wellness, and Self-Help hosted by Emerging Leaders and sponsored by AstraZeneca.

Moderator: Michelle Gourdine M.D. – Reclaiming Our Health: A Step by Step Guide to African American Wellness

Cornel West – Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud — A Memoir
Terrie Williams – Black Pain It Just Looks Like We are Not Hurting
Kamau and Akilah Butler – The Love Ethic: The Reason Why You Can’t Find and Keep Beautiful Black Love
Haki Madhubuti – Liberation Narratives: Collective Poems 1966-2007
Wade Nobles – Seeking the Sakhu: Foundational Writings for an African Psychology
Pedro Noguera – The Trouble with Black Boys: And Other Reflections on Race, Equity, and the Future of Public Education
Bryant Terry – Vegan Soul Kitchen Fresh, Healthy and Creative African American Cuisine

Meet, Greet & Book Signings:

Deborah Gregory – Catwalk (Young Adult Series)
Congresswoman Barbara Lee – Renegade for Peace and Justice

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Meet, Greet & Book Signings)

Michael Taylor – A New Conversation with Men
Trice Hickman – Keeping Secrets and Telling Lies A Novel
Lori Nelson – Hillary’s Big Business Adventure (Children’s Book)
J.D. Mason – That Devil’s no Friend of Mine (Christian Fiction)
Ivan J. Houston –Black Warriors: The Buffalo Soldiers of World War II
Carla Douglin – The Foreclosure Workbook: Complete Guide to Understanding Foreclosure and Saving Your Home
Monda Webb – 7:33 am
Tanya Brockett – The Loan Solution Nine Steps to Community Express
Katie McCabe & Dovey Johnson Roundtree – Justice Older Than the Law The Life of Dovey Johnson Roundtree

Meet Your Favorite Authors!
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Author Pavilion 2009
Washington, DC Convention Center, Exhibit Hall E
Schedule Subject to Change!

Saturday, September 26th (Pavilion Hours 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.)
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Panel Discussion, Meet, Greet, Book Signings)

Raising Him Alone Empowering Single Mothers Raising Young Boys hosted by Urban Leadership Institute

Moderator: Patrick Oliver author of Turn the Page and Don’t Stop

David Miller – Raising Him Alone Things Black Women Can Do to Raise Boys to be Men
Cassandra Mack – The Single Mother’s Little Book of Wisdom
Sheron “Umi” Smith (Mos Def’s Mother) – Shine Your Light Life Skills Workbook
Dr. Brenda Green (Talib Kweili’s Mother) – Meditations and Ascension: Black Writers on Writing Jaquita Clayton mother of Mark Clayton Baltimore Ravens Wide Receiver and
Director and co-founder of the Mom Squad a group of NFL, NBA and Entertainers mothers

Meet, Greet & Book Signings:

Bernadette Stanis – Situations 101
Michelle Caple Taylor – Trouble Won’t Last Always (Christian Fiction)
Kareem Moody – Raise them Up: The Real Deal on Reaching Unreachable Kids
Eureka A. Wright – Called for a Purpose (Gospel CD Signing)

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Panel Discussion & Meet, Greet & Book Signings)

Impact of the Black Writer on Today’s Culture: How Our Story is Told and Who Tells It!

Gwen Ifill – The Breakthrough: Politics and Race In the Age of Obama
Stephanie J. Jones – The State of Black America 2009: Message to the President
Charles Ogletree – Road to Abolition: The Future of Capital Punishment in the United States
Dwayne Betts – A Question of Freedom
Mary Frances Berry – And Justice for All: The United States Commission on Civil Rights and the Continuing Struggle for Freedom in America

Meet, Greet & Book Signings:

Solomon Jones – Payback
Jesmyn Ward – Where the Line Bleeds
Booker T. Mattison – Unsigned Hype
Tiffany Warren – The Bishop’s Daughter

1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Panel Discussion followed by a Poetry & Drum Performance!)

Teen Girls, Arts and Education hosted by Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series
Moderator: Patrick Oliver author of Turn the Page and Don’t Stop

Jessica Care Moore – God is Not an American (poetry performance)
Gloria J. Browne-Marshall – The Report on the Status of Black Women and Girls
Celia Anderson – Love, Ocean
Cora Coleman-Dunham – Gathering a Greater Understanding: The Guide for Life (drum performance)
Julianne Malveaux – Unfinished Business: A Democrat and a Republican Take On the Top Ten Issues Women Face

Meet, Greet & Book Signings:

Sister Claudette Marie Muhammad – Memories
Sloane Baxter – Concrete Dreams A Collection of Poems by 7 Young Men
Bey Bright – How to Attract a R.E.A. L. Man 10 Qualities R.E.A.L. MEN Look for In a Woman
Charisse Carney-Nunes – I Am Barack Obama


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