Jalimusa: An Epic Tale of Black Women's Mothering

A Road Scholar Program by Dr. Amira Millicent Davis


Jun 21, 2023


Maywood Public Library District
121 S 5th Ave
Maywood, IL 60153


Open to the public

This presentation will be a combination performance and lecture on chapters of Davis’ book on Black women’s mothering. She will perform songs related to Black women’s mothering and read excerpts from her book, including stories of historical Black women that address issues such as representation, educational and maternal activism, aging, reproductive rights, and spirituality.

This event is Free and Open to the public. For more information, please contact John Fruit at jfruit@maywoodlibrary.org.

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Jalimusa Book Cover

Maywood Public Library