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9:00 am

Framing Shadows: Portraits of Nannies from the Robert Langmuir African American Photograph Collection

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until January 5, 2020

Woodruff Library, Emory University, 540 Asbury Cir.
Atlanta, GA 30322 United States
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This exhibition features historical photographs of African American nannies and encourages visitors to look beyond stereotypes and consider the lives of the women, girls, and sometimes men who spent years raising the children of white families. Kimberly Wallace-Sanders, author and associate professor of African American Studies at Emory, selected about 20 photos from the Robert […]

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4:00 pm

Free poetry reading by Richard Blanco at Emory

February 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Schwartz Center For Performing Arts 1700 N Decatur Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322 United States
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Poet Richard Blanco, who gained recognition after reading at the second inauguration of President Barack Obama in 2013, will give a reading of his poems at Emory University. Blanco is the youngest, first Latino, first immigrant and first gay person to serve as inaugural poet. The event is open to the public at no charge. […]

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