Book Release: She Begat This
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Celebrate the twentieth anniversary of Lauryn Hill’s groundbreaking debut album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998), with the release of award-winning author Joan Morgan’s new book She Begat This: 20 Years of the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, which examines the artist’s musical and cultural legacy. Come early, at 6 pm, for a book-signing with Morgan and a listening session including the album and videos it inspired.
Morgan is joined by fellow hip-hop journalism pioneers for a conversation on the iconic album, including image activist Michaela angela Davis, feminist writer and editor Kierna Mayo, consultant and Native Son founder Emil Wilbekin, and scholar and transmedia film producer Dr. Yaba Blay.
Tickets are $16 and include Museum admission; $35 including a copy of the book. Member tickets are 10% off. To receive the Member code, email email@example.com with your full name and Membership ID. Not a Member? Join today!
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