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Sharon Leslie Morgan to Speak

The Tippah County Historical and Genealogical Society invites you to hear Sharon Leslie Morgan speak on February 27, 2020 at 6:00 pm at the Ripley Public Library on "Discovering Your Ancestry". Sharon Morgan is the founder of Our Black Ancestry. She is a genealogist, writer and multicultural marketing expert who has served as a consultant to the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society and is a founding member of Afrigeneas. She is the co-author of "Gather at the Table: The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade" (Beacon Press, 2012).  She is also a contributor to "Slavery's Descendants: Shared Legacies of Race & Reconciliation" (Rutgers University Press, 2019), and "The Little Book of Racial Healing: coming to the Table for Truth-Telling, Liberation, and Transformation" (Good Books, 2019).

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