|Author Event: John Wright & Sylvia Wright, "Extraordinary Black Missourians"|
Event Type: Author Events|
Age Group(s): Adults
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
"Extraordinary Black Missourians" describes more than 100 pioneers, educators, civil rights activists, scientists, entertainers, athletes, and authors from Missouri. Josephine Baker, Langston Hughes, Dred Scott, Roy Wilkins, and others featured in the book areLibrary: Natural Bridge Branch Map
representative of individuals who have contributed to the African American legacy of Missouri and broken down racial barriers in the state. Authors John A. Wright Sr. and Sylvia A. Wright have written twelve books on local and African American history.
Books for signing will be available for purchase at the event.
Location: Meeting Room 1 (NB)
Presenter: John A. Wright and Sylvia A. Wright