Fiction writer Brit Bennett read from her own works at the Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series at 6:00 p.m., in Mother Rosalie Hill Hall's Warren Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public. A dessert reception and book signing will follow the reading.
Join us for a lecture by Brit Bennett, writer, novelist, and one of the most sought-after young commentators on race in America today. Her lecture will focus on her recent novel, The Mothers, an emotionally perceptive story about community, love, and ambition. She will examine the roles demanded of young black women and men, and the hypocrisy sometimes inherent in their community’s expectations.
A conversation with Brit Bennett, Zinzi Clemmons and Nicole Dennis-Benn moderated by Erica Vital Lazare about the importance of identity in art and art in identity.