Through a variety of viewpoints and settings, the following authors investigate the hardships of the African-American experience and how, through friendship, family, love, and tradition, African Americans persevere in spite of it all: Mama Day by Gloria Naylor, A Lesson before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines and Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston.
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Mama Day by Gloria Naylor
Tue, Sept 10, 7p-8p, Meeting Rooms A&B
Led by Dr. Mary Alice Kirkpatrick of Furman University.
A Lesson before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines
Tue, Sep 24, 7p-8p, Meeting Rooms A&B
Led by Dr. Cheryl Collier of North Greenville University.
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Tue, Oct 8, 7p-8p, Meeting Rooms A&B
Led by Dr. Jennifer Thomas of the South Carolina School for the Arts and Humanities.
Let’s Talk About It Discussion Series: And Still I Rise is made possible by the South Carolina Humanities Council and is co-sponsored by the EMRYS Foundation.