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Love Cemetery: Unburying the Secret History of Slaves
Date Tuesday September 12
Time 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location Details
College of Marin Library, 835 College Avenue, Kentfield. We are two miles west of 101. Our small, friendly library is located on the top floor of the Learning Resource Center, one building down from Sir Francis Drake Boulevard on College Avenue, across from the Half Day Cafe. Free parking in Parking Lot 13, down College Avenue on the left next to the Physical Education building. Please see map:
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorCollege of Marin Library
Emaildpatterson [at]
Phone (415) 457-8811 ext 7869
Though "Love Cemetery" by China Galland is set in a remote part of rural East Texas, the story of Love—a historic black cemetery—is really a quintessential American story of land theft, racism and environmental destruction that plays out in different versions whether in New Orleans, LA, Standing Rock in the Dakotas, or in the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. Ms. Galland will discuss her book and share footage from her documentary film in progress, "Resurrecting Love." China Galland is the prize-winning author of several non-fiction works including "Longing for Darkness: Tara and the Black Madonna" and "The Bond Between Women: A Journey to Fierce Compassion."
Added to the calendar on Thursday Aug 10th, 2017 11:17 AM