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His Name is George Floyd

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Author Talk: His Name is George Floyd

Black History Month

2023-02-01 19:00:00 2023-02-01 20:00:00 America/New_York Author Talk: His Name is George Floyd Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library - East Storefront A & B

Wednesday, February 01
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-02-01 19:00:00 2023-02-01 20:00:00 America/New_York Author Talk: His Name is George Floyd In recognition of Black History Month, authors Toluse Olorunnipa, and Robert Samuels will discuss their book His Name is George Floyd: One Man's Life in the Struggle for Racial Justice. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library - East Storefront A & B

In recognition of Black History Month, authors Toluse Olorunnipa, and Robert Samuels will discuss their book His Name is George Floyd: One Man's Life in the Struggle for Racial Justice.

Toluse and Robert will converse with award-winning journalist Jummy Olabanji as they discuss the book and their writing process. After the talk, they will answer questions from the audience. Copies of His Name is George Floyd will be given to the first 50 registered attendees thanks to the DC Public Library Foundation.

Find additional Black History Month events, recommended reads, research tools, streaming music and more.


About the Authors

Robert SamuelsRobert Samuels is a national political enterprise reporter for The Washington Post who focuses on the intersection of politics, policy, and people. He previously wrote stories about life in the District for the Post’s social issues team. Samuels joined the Post in 2011 after spending nearly five years working at the Miami Herald.   




     

Toluse OlorunnipaToluse Olorunnipa is the White House Bureau Chief for The Washington Post. He joined the Post in 2019 and has covered three presidencies. He previously worked at Bloomberg, where he reported on politics and policy from Washington and Florida.





    


About the Moderator


Jummy OlabanjiJummy Olabanji co-anchors News4 Today, the #1-morning news in Washington, D.C. A native of Fairfax County, Olabanji has spent most of her life in Virginia, graduating from Westfield High School in Chantilly and Virginia Tech. She earned a Master's degree in Communication and Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University. Olabanji started her journalism career as an intern for NBC4.

She has also worked for stations in Charlottesville, Norfolk, and New York City.She has been honored for her work with two national Edward R. Murrow Awards for breaking news anchor coverage, two Virginia Associated Press Awards, and eight EMMY Awards. Olabanji is an advocate for organ donation and sits on the Board of Directors of the National Kidney Foundation. She is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, The Links, Incorporated, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Along with her husband, Olabanji lives in Washington, D.C.

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adults | 13 - 19 Years Old (Teens) |

EVENT TYPE: | Black History Month | Author Talk |

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