Join us for the next installment of the Lampblack Reading Series (@lampblack_lit) this Friday, September 15, featuring Mayada Ibrahim (@mayadamayadamay), Benjamin Wright (@peanut_butter_brown) and Kim Coleman Foote. Hosted by Randy Winston (@_rwinstonsworld).
The Lampblack Reading Series was created by Black writers to support, promote, and celebrate Black writers. This event, which will see three celebrated authors read their most recent work, is free and open to the public.
WHAT: LampBlack Reading Series featuring Mayada Ibrahim, Benjamin Wright, and Kim Coleman Foote WHEN: Friday, September 15 at 6pm WHERE: MoCADA Culture Lab, 80 Hanson Place, Brooklyn
A wine & beer reception will begin at 6 PM and readings will begin at 6:30PM. Limited seating (*priority will be given to people with disabilities).
Donations are welcome. All proceeds from the Lampblack Reading Series support the Lampblack Literary Foundation’s direct aid program. All proceeds from the Lampblack Reading Series support the Lampblack Literary Foundation’s direct aid program. Online donations accepted here.
Here’s your chance to dive deep into the Black History and culture of Fort Greene. It’s a guided tour through the heart of Black Fort Greene through the lens of its history makers and cultural giants. Presented by the Fort Greene Park Conservancy and Myrtle Avenue BID, this dynamic walking tour provides residents and visitors with a fuller history and context about our neighborhood from the 1800’s to today.
Meet us at the park, this Saturday, September 16 at 11am.
WHAT: Black History and Culture Tour of Fort Greene WHEN: Saturday, September 16 at 11am WHERE: Fort Greene Park @ corner of Dekalb Avenue and Washington Park, Brooklyn