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Sat, Apr 08

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Sankofa Video, Books, & Café

Happy Nappy Storytelling featuring Ofosu Jones-Quartey

Enjoy a book discussion and read aloud with Ofosu Jones-Quartey, author of Love Your Amazing Self!

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Happy Nappy Storytelling featuring Ofosu Jones-Quartey
Happy Nappy Storytelling featuring Ofosu Jones-Quartey

Time & Location

Apr 08, 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Sankofa Video, Books, & Café, 2714 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

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About The Event

About the book:

The world has its ideas of who you are/ but you don't need them, / to be the person you really are inside/ is Freedom. The empowering lyrical verse of Ofosu Jones-Quartey, a meditation teacher and hip-hop musician, offers a unique entry point to mindfulness and self-empowerment for kids ages 7 and up, with words that call out to be spoken, recited, or sung aloud. Accompanied by the vibrant illustrations of Ndubisi Okoye, each verse in Love Your Amazing Self carries a theme that encourages kids to affirm the positive in themselves and their lives, including: Be True to Yourself, Find Your Magic, Stand up for Kindness, Embrace Impermanence, and Ask for Help. Short reflections and activities accompanying each verse help kids embody the messages, strengthen their self-confidence, and bring greater joy into their own lives and those around them.

About the author:

OFOSU JONES-QUARTEY has been a mindfulness and meditation teacher for more than 10 years. He works with kids and families to bring mindfulness and positivity into practice in daily life. As the recording artist BORN I, Ofosu combines his meditative philosophy with hip-hop and electronic music. He lives in the Washington, DC, area with his wife and four children.

Tickets

  • Free Ticket

    $0.00
  • Book Ticket

    This ticket ensures a book will be waiting for you behind the counter at the store.

    $19.07

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