2018 Black History Month Featured Author Book-Signing



02/24/2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm




999 9th Street, NW

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Prior to our annual black history luncheon, a featured authors event which is free and open to the public allows individuals to interact with authors from across the nation who have written on a variety of issues related to African Americans and other topics. A variety of book types will also be represented, ranging from children’s books to scholarly works.

Note: To participate in the Annual Luncheon which follows at 12:15 p.m., you must purchase tickets. For more information,click here.

Featured Authors listed below:

  • Donovan Anderson Mango in a Tree
  • Phyllis Banks The Runaway Books
  • Andrew Billingsley Yearning to Breathe Free
  • Vera Blake Fearless Conversations
  • Heather Buchanan Remembrance
  • Lynn Calvin I Have Two Daddies: An Earthly Daddy and A Heavenly Daddy
  • Yasmin Carty Proverbs and Praises with Meanings
  • Priscilla Clark Just Keep On Livin’
  • Melissa Cooper Making Gullah: A History of Sapelo Islanders, Race and the American Imagination
  • Judy Davis Pioneering African Women
  • Donald L. Dowridge The Power of Being A Winner
  • Kendra Field Growing Up with the Country: Family, Race, and Nation after the Civil War
  • DeWayne Foote ManTalityGary Ford Constance Baker Motley: One Woman’s Fight for Civil Rights and Equal Justice Under Law
  • Virginia Garcia Forbidden Circles
  • Robert Green Who Were the Real Buffalo Soldiers
  • Will Guzman Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands
  • Angel Harriott Journey to Nubia and Kemet: Exploring African History, Culture and Contributions
  • Michelle Harris Stories from the front of the room: How higher education faculty of color overcome challenges and thrive in the academy
  • Jesse Holland The Black Panther (Who is the Black Panther)
  • Davina Irvin THE TIGER & THE TORCH: Living & Learning with Local Black History
  • Irving Jones Fearless Conversations
  • Nubia Kai Kuma Malinke Historiography: Sundiata Keita to Almamy Samori Toure
  • Mary Kaplan Solomon Carter Fuller: Where My Caravan Has Rested
  • Natonne Kemp There Is Something About Edgefield: Shining a Light on the Black Community through History, Genealogy & Genetic DNA
  • Kimberly Matthews Images of Modern America: The Richmond Crusade for Voters
  • Todd Michney Surrogate Suburbs: Black Upward Mobility and Neighborhood Change in Cleveland, 1900-1980
  • Jan Miles The Post-Racial Negro Green Book
  • Juanita Patience Moss Forgotten Black Soldiers Who Served in White Regiments During the Civil War
  • Tyriek Murphy Big City Nights: The Biography of the Legendary Cisero Murphy
  • George Derek Musgrove Chocolate City: A History of race and Democracy in the Nation’s Capital
  • Stephanie Myers Invisible Queen
  • Menah Pratt-Clarke A Black Woman’s Journey from Cotton Picking to College Professor: Lessons about Race, Class, and Gender in America
  • Jacqueline Pressey Step in the Beauty of Holiness
  • J.Everett Prewitt Something About Ann
  • Gwen Thomas The Parents Smart Guide to Sending Your Kids to College Without Going Broke
  • Sasha Turner Contested Bodies: Pregnancy, Childrearing, and Slavery in Jamaica
  • Eric Twiggs The Discipline of Now, 12 Practical Principles To Overcome Procrastination
  • Chad Williams Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in the World War I Era
  • Herman Williams CLEAR! Living The Life You Didn’t Dream Of
  • Martha Williams WPA Original Gardeners