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The South Florida Book Festival 2023 presents a conversation with Rob Kenner, the author of The Marathon Don't Stop: The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle. A founding editor of VIBE, Kenner joined the start-up team of Quincy Jones's groundbreaking hip-hop monthly in 1992. During a 19-year run at VIBE, he edited and wrote cover and feature stories on iconic cultural figures ranging from Tupac Shakur to Barack Obama. Join
The South Florida Book Festival presents a conversation with Dr. Regina N. Bradley, an award-winning writer and researcher of the Black American South. Dr. Bradley is the author of Chronicling Stankonia: The Rise of the Hip-Hop South. She is an alumna of Nasir Jones Hip Hop Fellow (Hutchins Center, Harvard University, Spring 2016) and an Associate Professor of English and African Diaspora Studies. Join the Broward County Library's African American
Join Broward County Library's African American Research Library and Cultural Center for the 2023 South Florida Book Festival: "WORD! Celebrating 50 Years of Hip-Hop Culture." Explore the cultural explosion generated by the hip-hop phenomenon. Attendees will hear from nationally-known speakers, learn the roots of hip-hop culture and meet local authors. Founded in 2012, the South Florida Book Festival is one of the fastest-growing events of its kind in the southeast,
The South Florida People of Color, in partnership with the Broward County Library's African American Research Library and Cultural Center, hosts a discussion panel in recognition of Haitian Flag Day on May 18th and Florida's Emancipation Day on May 20th. This panel brings together historians and cultural experts for a transnational conversation about freedom struggles in the Caribbean and the Americas to educate the public about the two holidays. Registration