The Three Mothers: Anna Malaika Tubbs in Conversation with Robyn C. Spencer

OCT 27, 2021 | 7:30 PM

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WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

WHEN:

October 27, 2021: 7:30 PM

ADMISSION:

Free; Reservations Required

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Public Programs

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Join Anna Malaika Tubbs for a discussion of her groundbreaking and critically acclaimed book The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation. In this “dynamic blend of biography and manifesto” (The New Yorker), Tubbs celebrates Black motherhood by telling the story of the three women who raised and shaped some of America's most pivotal heroes. The author speaks with Robyn C. Spencer, professor of history at the CUNY Graduate Center and Lehman College and author of The Revolution Has Come: Black Power, Gender, and the Black Panther Party.
 
Presented with the PublicsLab, the American Social History Project, the Center for Study of Women and Society, and the Leon Levy Center for Biography.

This event will take place online, and closed captions will be provided. Please contact Jimmy Cok at jcok@gc.cuny.edu with additional accessibility requests, questions, or concerns.