P&P Live! Marita Golden — The Strong Black Woman - with Dolen Perkins-Valdez

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Friday, October 22, 2021 - 7:00pm

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Meet Black women who have learned though hard lessons the importance of self-care and how to break through the cultural and sometimes family resistance to seeking therapy and professional mental health care.

In The Strong Black Woman, hear the stories of African American women who:

Asked for help when they needed it

Built lives that offer healing every day

Learned to accept that healing

Marita Golden is the author of 17 works of fiction and nonfiction. She is the recipient of many awards including the Writers for Writers Award presented by Barnes & Noble and Poets and Writers, just to name a few. Co-founder and President Emeritus of the Zora Neale Hurston/ Richard Wright Foundation, Marita Golden is a veteran teacher of writing.

Golden will be in conversation with Dolen Perkins-Valdez, the New York Times bestselling author of Wench and Balm. Her forthcoming novel Take My Hand will be published by Berkley Books/Penguin Random House in April 2022. Dolen is the current Chair of the Board of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation and is Associate Professor in the Literature Department at American University in Washington, DC.


P&P Live!
Washington, DC 20008
Non Fiction
The Strong Black Woman: How a Myth Endangers the Physical and Mental Health of Black Women (African American Studies) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781642506839
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Published: Mango - October 12th, 2021

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