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She Begat This: 20 Years of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Book Talk and Signing with Author Joan Morgan

Thursday, November 15, 2018 7:30 PM

Hip Hop Culture

Special guests Kierna Mayo and Demetria Lucas join award-winning feminist author Joan Morgan for an in-depth, heartfelt exploration of fierce singer-rapper-songwriter Lauryn Hill's remarkable legacy. Afterparty just announced! Stay after the event for a party DJ'd by Beverly Bond of Black Girls Rock!

Preferred Attire: Your #BlackGirlMagic #90sBest

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Join us for a conversation and book signing with author Joan Morgan and special guests Kierna Mayo and Demetria Lucas.
Afterparty just announced! Stay after the event for a party DJ'd by Beverly Bond of Black Girls Rock!

Released in 1998, Lauryn Hill’s first solo album is often cited by music critics as one of the most important recordings in modern history. Artists from Beyoncé to Nicki Minaj to Janelle Monáe have claimed it as an inspiration, and it was recently included in the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress, as well as named the second greatest album by a woman in history by NPR (right behind Joni Mitchell’s Blue).

Award-winning feminist author and journalist Joan Morgan delivers an expansive, in-depth, and heartfelt analysis of the album and its enduring place in pop culture. She Begat This: 20 Years of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill is both an indelible portrait of a magical moment when a young, fierce, and determined singer-rapper-songwriter made music history and a crucial work of scholarship, perfect for longtime Hip Hop fans and a new generation of fans just discovering this album.

Preferred Attire: Your #BlackGirlMagic #90sBest

 

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