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Sankofa Video Books & Cafe'

Sister Mother Warrior: An Author event with Vanessa Riley

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Sister Mother Warrior: An Author event with Vanessa Riley
Sister Mother Warrior: An Author event with Vanessa Riley

Time & Location

Jul 31, 2022, 2:00 PM

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


About The Event

Queen of diverse historicals Vanessa Riley brings readers a vivid, sweeping novel of the Haitian Revolution based on the true-life stories of two extraordinary women: the first Empress of Haiti, Marie-Claire Bonheur, and Gran Toya, a West African-born warrior who helped lead the rebellion that drove out the French and freed the enslaved people of Haiti.

About the Author:

Vanessa Riley is an award-winning author of Island Queen, A Good Morning  America Buzz Pick. Riley's historical novels showcase the hidden  histories of Black women and women of color, emphasizing strong  sisterhoods and dazzling multicultural communities. Her works encompass  historical fiction, historical romance, and historical mystery and have  been reviewed by the AAMBC, Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly, NPR,  Publisher Weekly, and the New York Times. She's received starred reviews  from Publishers Weekly and Booklist.


  • Ticket + Book

    This ticket comes a copy of Sister Mother Warrior with opportunity to have it signed by author.

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    This is a free ticket to participate in the event. *This book does not guarantee a copy of Sister Mother Warrior.

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