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SISTER SOULJAH VISIT WHEN:

Tuesday, April 12

WHERE:

Massachusetts Hall

TIME:

6 p.m.

Sister Souljah has authored three bestsellers: “The Coldest Winter Ever,” “No Disrespect,” and Midnight, A Gangster Love Story.” As a community activist, Souljah organized against racially-motivated crimes, police brutality and the miseducation of urban youth. She produced and promoted several outdoor rallies and concerts in Harlem, N.Y., which drew nearly 30,000 youth each times.

ANNUAL BOOK FAIR PRESENTATIONS WHEN:

Thursday, April 14

WHERE:

Leonard E. Dawson Health and Human Resources Center

1st presenter:

Shiela Martina

TIME:

9:30 a.m.

Shiela Martina is a storyteller from Walterboro, S.C. She recently wrote and published a children’s book titled “Hannah and Dexter: The First Meeting.”

There will be several local authors participating in the book fair. Barnes and Noble Book Store will be primary bookseller. For more information on this event, contact Dr. Marie Martin at 803-7801229.

2nd presenter:

Wes Moore

TIME:

11 a.m.

Wes Moore is an author, youth advocate, Army combat veteran, businessman and nonprofit leader. Heis committed to helping young people redirect their lives and supporting the parents, teachers, mentors and volunteers who care for and work with our nation’s youth. A portion of his proceeds from the sales of “The Other Wes Moore” are being donated to the U.S. Dream Academy and City Year.


2011 National Library Week Schedule