Saturday, June 20, 2009

bell hooks and Majora Carter at Burton St. Peace Garden

Buckle up, Asheville for a visit from two very special guests, author/activist bell hooks and environmental justice advocate Majora Carter. This community event is the day after the two appear at Malaprop's discussing hooks' new book.

From a Facebook event page:

Sunday, June 28, 2009
Burton St. Peace Garden, 47 Bryant St

What does it mean to call a place home? How do we create community? When can we say that we truly belong?

Join us in charting the geography of the heart, led by two of the nation's most powerful African-American women and social justice activists, passionate doers and thinkers!

Reading/discussion from 11-12 pm and potluck/picnic from 12-2 pm with fresh-made pizzas from our community gardens and support from: Burton St. Community Peace Garden, Asheville GO, the Mayberry Group, Digable Pizza, Earth Fare, Pisgah View Community Peace Garden, the Bountiful Cities Project, Sound Mind Media and Sara Day Rvents.

Rain or Shine!

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