Deep South

The Academy Stories/Admissions with Ellen Ann Fentress and Neely Tucker (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Writer-filmmaker Ellen Ann Fentress has spent the last decade capturing ways that the South’s racial past affects in its present. Her current project The Academy Stories/Admissions publishes first-person accounts from students who took part of–or ran away from– school integration since its 1970 start in the South. The essays, collected […]

⭐ Author Talk: Richard Bell, Author of ‘Stolen’ (MCPL) – VIRTUAL or PHONE

Hear from the author of Stolen, a gripping and true story about five boys kidnapped and smuggled into slavery in the Deep South—and their daring attempt to escape and bring their captors to justice. Join us for a book talk about Stolen and the five boys who lost their freedom and attempted […]