MAY 13TH AT 12:00 PM ET
6TH ANNUAL MALCOLM X SYMPOSIUM
For the sixth consecutive year, Uncle Bobbie's welcomes you to discuss and learn about late, great Malcolm X.
As we do each year, Marc Lamont Hill, will lead a group of panelists to discuss Malcolm's work, his words and his impact on all of us today.
Check the event page for Panelist info.
MAY 18TH AT 4:00 PM ET
JUNAUDA PETRUS - IN-STORE SIGNING + READING
Junauda Petrus will be live at Uncle Bobbie's for a special in-store signing of the children's book, "Can We Give the Police Department to the Grandmothers?'. Make sure you come by and get a signed copy.
After that, Junauda will be heading around the corner to our friends at Mighty Writers for a special reading! Bring your kids for this amazing experience.
MAY 23RD AT 6:00 PM ET
DR. WENDY OSEFO - BOOK SIGNING + MEET & GREET
Join us as we welcome Dr. Wendy Osefo and help her launch the paperback of her memoir, "Tears of My Mother: The Legacy of My Nigerian Upbringing." Wendy will be meeting people and signing copies of her book right here at Uncle Bobbie's. You do not want to miss this!
DR. WENDY OSEFO is a Nigerian American political commentator, public affairs academic, philanthropist, and television personality. She is an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins School of Education. She is also a cast member on The Real Housewives of Potomac.by having the courage to remix the founding tenets of your life to be your own revolution.
EARLIER THIS YEAR
BRITTNEY MORRIS THE JUMP
Bestselling young-adult author Brittney Morris joined Uncle Bobbie's to discuss her latest book, “The Jump”. The Jump follows a group of Seattle teens who enter a city-wide cryptology contest run by a mysterious entity called The Order, which will offer the winners high-tech resources that the teens plan on using to stop the placement of an oil refinery in their neighborhood. Brittney was joined in conversation by author and literary agent, Eric Smith.
6TH ANNUAL MLK RADICAL SYMPOSIUM
Uncle Bobbie's is proud to bring you our 6th Annual Radical MLK Symposium. Join us as Dr. Marc Lamont Hill leads an esteemed panel featuring Dr. Charisse Burden-Stelly, Dr. Obery Hendricks, Rev. Dr. Leslie Callahan & Dr. Jared Ball.
Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr. "Who Hears Here?"
Uncle Bobbie's is proud to bring you Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr. in conversation with Farah Jasmine Griffin and Terri Lyne Carrington, on his newest release "Who Hears Here?: On Black Music, Pasts and Present".
Inaugural bell hooks Symposium 9.24.22
The Inaugural bell hooks Symposium was an amazing day of conversation and community. Enjoy this replay of all four panels featuring Yaba Blay, Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Mark Anthony Neal, Imani Perry and so many more.
FREE LIBRARY AUTHOR EVENTS
Uncle Bobbie's — The Official Bookseller for Free Library of Philadelphia Author Events
The Author Events program at the Free Library of Philadelphia offers the opportunity to engage in meaningful dialogue with today’s most celebrated voices in the humanities and sciences. Called “the region’s preeminent forum for writers and ideas” by the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Free Library’s Author Events program has earned three “Best of Philly” designations from Philadelphia magazine (in 1997, 2001, and 2009). Since its inception, the Author Events program has grown and now presents more than 125 authors each year in addition to the Field Family Teen Author Series.