Next Book Signing is at Pratt Central, 2.22.17 (6:30 pm)
(EASTON – February 10, 2017) – Let me first thank God, Moonyene Jackson-Amis, and the members/friends of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Action Coalition for the sacred opportunity to have a book signing at the Talbot County Public Free Library last night. Moonyene, a very dear friend and supporter of my efforts at www.bmorenews.com from near the beginning, is the first black woman to serve on the Easton Town Council.
Let me also say that I am extremely proud to report that Talbot County Public Free Library patrons and visitors now have the opportunity to read my book, “Unapologetically Black: Doni Glover Autobiography.” It’s now available! Further, I must also acknowledge the man who inspired me to write this book, Mr. David Miller, educator extraordinaire with educational projects across the US and in Ghana, West Africa.
I have been waiting on this evening for a couple of months now and am elated that the good Lord allowed me to get there – across the Bay Bridge – in one piece as well as return safely home thru extremely windy conditions (I learned a man crashed off the road and died as a result of these conditions today).
Nonetheless, going to the Eastern Shore is always a sort of pilgrimage for me. You see, I have a little knowledge about that part of the State of Maryland and what occurred there back in the day. I also appreciate the efforts and accomplishments of blacks there – known and unknown. Even more, we are in the middle of Black History Month 2017. Given the plight of Black America generally speaking, there was so much worthy of discussion. However, time was limited and so I did my best to keep it simple.
The Eastern Shore of Maryland is rich with oceans of Black History. There is no shortage of stories. Harriet Tubman hailed from Dorchester County, for example. Frederick Douglass came from right there in Talbot County. And both made an impact on Baltimore, the nation, and ultimately the world. These two Marylanders alone shattered fear, demonstrated mastery of survival, and accomplished more than tens of thousands of black people at the time to adamantly defy and dismantle this country’s horrific system of human slavery in full-effect at the time. Somewhere in the talk, I told a little about myself and the mission of Bmorenews.com, our weekly show on WOLB 1010 AM at Radio One, and The ORIGINAL Black Wall Street SERIES *NYC *MD *DC *ATL *NOLA.
A video of much of tonight’s talk is available on my fan page: www.facebook.com/doni.glover.
My next book signing is at Enoch Pratt Free Library Central Branch in Downtown Baltimore on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. This, too, is a huge opportunity that I am so very grateful to have. I send many thanks to the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Dr. Carla Hayden and Staff because most every author wants such a chance to be featured there.
Many thanks go to tonight’s host, the Talbot County Public Library and staff. This is a newly renovated facility that was absolutely beautiful and loaded with books, computers and other empowering resources.
Special thanks also to Team Bmorenews, including Mariana Ferrari and Hassan Rahmaan.