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September 2020

If Beale St. Could Talk

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until September 30, 2020

Join us September 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 6-7:30 for a Zoom conversation with Stephanie Heglund and Jeana Pynes, to discuss James Baldwin’s 1974 novel, "If Beale Street Could Talk." Set in Harlem in the early 1970s, this novel follows 19-year Tish and her 22-year-old boyfriend Fonny. After their engagement, Tish becomes pregnant. As the story progresses, Fonny is falsely accused of raping a woman, arrested and jailed. It is Baldwin’s first novel focused exclusively on a black love…

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If Beale St. Could Talk

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until September 30, 2020

Join us September 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 6-7:30 for a Zoom conversation with Stephanie Heglund and Jeana Pynes, to discuss James Baldwin’s 1974 novel, "If Beale Street Could Talk." Set in Harlem in the early 1970s, this novel follows 19-year Tish and her 22-year-old boyfriend Fonny. After their engagement, Tish becomes pregnant. As the story progresses, Fonny is falsely accused of raping a woman, arrested and jailed. It is Baldwin’s first novel focused exclusively on a black love…

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