⭐ Meet Anna Malaika Tubbs, Author of 'The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X & James Baldwin Shaped a Nation' (Prince George's County Memorial Library) - VIRTUAL - Montgomery Blair High School PTSA

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⭐ Meet Anna Malaika Tubbs, Author of ‘The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X & James Baldwin Shaped a Nation’ (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

February 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 

 

 

Much has been written about Berdis Baldwin’s son James (James Baldwin), about Alberta King’s son Martin Luther (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.), and Louise Little’s son Malcolm (Malcolm X). But virtually nothing has been said about the extraordinary women who raised them.

In her groundbreaking and essential debut The Three Mothers, scholar Anna Malaika Tubbs celebrates Black motherhood by telling the story of the three women who raised and shaped some of America’s most pivotal heroes.

Co-presented with the Prince George’s County Human Relations Commission.

“The Three Mothers is a fascinating exploration into the lives of three women ignored by history after raising sons who helped shape a movement. By tracing the intellectual, political, and emotional strands of each woman’s life, Anna Malaika Tubbs uncovers hidden complexities within black motherhood that illuminate our understanding of the past while also shedding light on the overlooked contributions of black women today. An eye-opening, engrossing read!” — Brit Bennett, New York Times bestselling author of The Vanishing Half and The Mothers.

NOTE: Click HERE TO watch the program (see imbedded image/box at bottom of the webpage) at the scheduled date/time.


Anna Malaika Tubbs is a Cambridge Ph.D. candidate in Sociology and a Bill and Melinda Gates Cambridge Scholar. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University with a BA in Anthropology, Anna received a Master’s from the University of Cambridge in Multidisciplinary Gender Studies. Outside of the academy she is an educator, DEI consultant, and the First Partner of Stockton, CA. She lives with her husband, the mayor of Stockton, Michael Tubbs, and their son Michael Malakai.

Borrow a copy (book will be released mid to late February) from PGCMLS https://pgcmls.info

Purchase a copy from Loyalty Bookstores https://www.loyaltybookstores.com/prince-georges-county-memorial-library-author-series

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