CLACS will be hosting a special edition of The Free Black Women's Library featuring Caribbean Women Authors. The event will also feature a conversation with its founder Ola Ronke.
Attendees, are encouraged to bring books by Black and Caribbean Women Authors to trade.
The Free Black Women's Library
is an interactive mobile pop up library that features a collection of 400 books written by Black women from all over the world. All are welcome to bring books written by Black women to donate to or trade with the library. All genres are accepted. Each pop up features performances, readings, soundscapes and exploratory conversation that centers the lives and stories of Black women and girls. For the past year the library has traveled throughout Brooklyn and beyond, popping open in bars, vintage shops, parks and museums, and celebrating the beauty, brilliance and creativity of Black women by featuring award winning Black female published authors and artists and at the same time coordinating an average of 200 book trades per month. For more information
is a Brooklyn-born Nigerian, interdisciplinary artist, healer, community organizer, Black radical mama, femme, empath and world traveling witch. She is also an art director/set decorator for film and TV, yoga teacher and the Creator/Director of the Free Black Women's Library.
Co-sponsored with the
Haitian Creole Language Institute of New York
This event is free and open to the public. ID required for entry.