Events

You’re invited to the following upcoming Word Warrior book events.  Past events are in italics. 

January 12, 2017 American Association of University Women Luncheon, Amici’s Restaurant, St. Augustine, FL, 11:30am  
March 11, 2017 African American Museum and Library of Oakland, Oakland, CA, 2:00pm
March 14, 2017 Graduate School of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 6:30pm

 

March 15, 2017 Laney College, Media Communications Department, Oakland, CA, Noon
April 1, 2017 Media and Civil Rights History Symposium, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
April 22-25, 2017 Broadcast Education Association Conference, Las Vegas, NV
May 19-20, 2017 Biographers International Organization Conference, Boston, MA
May 23, 2017 New Directions in African American History Series, Delaware Historical Society, Wilmington, DE, 6:00pm
July 28, 2017 Affirmative Lives: Black Students & Affirmative Action at the University of Chicago, Black Metropolis Research Consortium, Stony Island Arts Bank, Chicago, IL, 5:30pm
August 3, 2017 Preserving African American and Civil Rights Radio Collections, Association of African American Museums, Washington, DC,   2:15pm

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2016
February 3, 2016 “Books & Beyond,” Library of Congress, Madison Building, Montpelier Room, Washington, DC, Noon-1:00pm

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February 17, 2016 St. Augustine Public Library, Main Branch, St. Augustine, FL, 12:30pm

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February 18, 2016 Flagler College, Solarium, St. Augustine, FL, 7:00pm

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February 21, 2016 Olive Branch Community Church, Rectory, Sandy Spring, MD, 10:30am  

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February 26-27, 2016 Radio Preservation Task Force Conference, Library of Congress, Washington, DC, & University of Maryland, College Park, MD

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March 24-25, 2016 Ohio University, School of Media Arts and Studies, Athens, OH
April 18-20, 2016 Broadcast Education Association Conference, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV

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June 3, 2016 BIO Biographers International Organization, Authors’ Afternoon Readings, Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 4:15-5:45pm
June 4, 2016 Biographers International Organization Conference, Richmond, VA, 9:30-10:30amSonja_BIO2016
June 5, 2016 Biographers International Organization Book Bash, Hardywood Craft Brewery, Richmond, VA, Noon-3:00pm
July 10, 2016 Afro-American Genealogical and Historical Society of Chicago, Atlas Senior Citizens Center, 1767 E 79th St., Chicago, IL, 1:15-3:30pm
July 15, 2016 Mather Lifeways Cafe, 33 E. 83rd St., Chicago, IL, 1:00pm
July 16, 2016 Harlem Book Fair, QBR’s 2016 Phyllis Wheatley Book Awards, Harlem Hospital Atrium, New York, NY, 5:00pm

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(with my Music & Art High School buddies)

July 19, 2016

Black Music & Civil Rights, March on Washington Film Festival, NPR, Washington, DC, 6:30pm

Sonja Williams, Jonathan Jackson, Al Webb, Jacquie Gales Webb

(Sonja Williams, Jonathan Jackson, Al Bell and Jacquie Gales Webb)

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Sonja Williams

Above Photos by Kevin Allen (kevinallenphoto.com)

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August 5, 2016 National Association of Black Journalists Convention, Authors Showcase, “Tell Me a Story: Compelling Narrative Nonfiction Writing and the Authors Who Create Them,” Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC, 10:45am
October 15, 2016 Midwest Regional High School and College Radio/Webcast Conference, Columbia College, Chicago,IL, 11:00-Noon
November 5, 2016 Biography Beyond Borders Symposium, Oxford Centre for Life-Writing, Wolfson College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England, 9:30am-6:30pm
November 18, 2016 Authors Showcase, Washington Chapter of the Women’s National Book Association and the School of Global Journalism and Communication, Morgan State University, 4905 Perring Parkway, Baltimore, MD, 5:00-8:00pm
2015
March 12, 2015 National Council of Black Studies Conference, Los Angeles, CA
April 8, 2015 School of Communications Authors Night, Howard University Bookstore, Washington, DC
April 12 – 15, 2015 Broadcast Education Association Conference, Las Vegas, NV
June 5 – 6, 2015 Biographers International Organization Annual Conference, National Press Club, Washington, DC
August 6 – 9, 2015 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, San Francisco, CA
   SANKOFAP&P Audience
September 12, 2015 Politics and Prose Bookstore, Washington, DC, 1:00pm
September 12, 2015 Sankofa Video, Books & Cafe, Washington, DC, 4:30pm
September 23, 2015 Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, Savannah State University, Savannah, GA, 10:00am
September 24 – 25, 2015 Book LaunchAssociation for the Study of African American Life and History Conference, Atlanta, GA
September 26, 2015 Medu Bookstore, Atlanta, GA, 2-5:00pm
September 27, 2015 Quail Ridge Books & Music, Raleigh, NC, 2:00pm

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September 28, 2015 The Regulator Bookstore, Durham, NC, 7:00pm

THE REGULATOR

September 29, 2015 Center for Documentary Studies & Forum for Scholars and Publics, Duke University, Durham, NC, Noon

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October 1, 2015 Barnes & Noble Bookstore@Howard University, Washington, DC, 5:30pm

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October 2, 2015 Fall for the Book Festival, George Mason University, Sandy Spring Bank Tent, Johnson Center Plaza, Fairfax, VA, 1:30pm
October 14, 2015 Seminary Co-op Bookstore, Chicago, IL, 6:00pm
October 15, 2015 Bronzeville Historical Society Salon, Chicago, IL, 3:00pm
October 17, 2015 Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection, Carter G. Woodson Regional Library, Chicago, IL, 2:00pm

HARSH AUDIENCE

October 19, 2015 St. Clair Drake Center, Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL, 2:00pm

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October 24, 2015 DC Author Festival, Martin Luther King Jr. Public Library, Washington, DC, 10:00am-5:00pm (I’ll talk about my book from 2-2:30 pm)

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October 25, 2015 Anacostia Community Museum, Washington, DC, 2:00pm

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October 26, 2015 Bus Boys and Poets – Brookland, Washington, DC, 6:00pm

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October 27, 2015 Enoch Pratt Free Library, Brown Lecture Series, Baltimore, MD, 6:30pm

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November 5, 2015 Laurel Book Store, Oakland, CA, 6:00pm

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CANDICE & SONJA IN OAKLAND

November 8, 2015 Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, Ebony Repertory Theater, Los Angeles, CA, 3:00pm

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November 17, 2015 National Press Club Annual Book Fair & Authors’ Night, Washington, DC, 5:30-8:30pm

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November 22, 2015 Miami Book Fair International, Miami, FL, 12:30pm

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December 5, 2015 Seventh Annual Langston Hughes Literary Festival, Queens Library’s Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center, Queens, NY, 10:30am

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December 5, 2015 MIST Studios, Harlem, NY, 2:00pm

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December 11, 2015 The Missouri/Kansas Friends of People’s World, 12th Annual Working Class Media & Democracy Forum, St. Louis, MO, 63118, 7:00pm.

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December 17, 2015 Authors in Conversation: Voices of Freedom – Black Journalism in History and Literature, Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA, 6:30pm

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