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Black is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother’s Time, My Mother’s Time and Mine with Dr. Emily Bernard

September 23
3:00 pm


Rokeby Museum

“I am black—and brown, too,” writes Emily Bernard. “Brown is the body I was born into. Black is the body of the stories I tell.” In a collection of twelve deeply personal and interconnected essays, Bernard explores the nuances and paradoxes of her identity—as a woman who grew up black in the South and who married a white man from the North, as a black professor teaching mostly white students in Vermont about race, and as a mother who adopted two babies from Ethiopia. Bernard will read from her well-received book and discuss her work. Part of the Rokeby Museum’s 2019 Special Exhibit Lecture Series.

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Catherine Brooks
Phone:
(802) 877-3406

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Rokeby Museum
4334 Route 7
Ferrisburgh, VT 05456 United States
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Website:
www.rokeby.org