Academy Award-nominated actress and Westchester resident, Miss Ruby Dee read to a standing-room only audience from the just published Discovering Black America (Abrams Books) by Linda Tarrant-Reid at the historic Thomas Paine Cottage Museum in New Rochelle on Sunday, October 14th. Miss Dee, who will celebrate her 90th birthday later this month, held the audience spellbound as she read a passage from Discovering about the exploits of Estevanico, the Black Moor who led the exploration of the southwest with the Spanish Conquistadors in the 1530s.
Discovering Black America: From the Age of Exploration to the Twenty-First Century is available at bookstores and online at www.amazon.com. For information about book signings and other book events visit: www.discoverblackamerica.com.
Linda Tarrant-Reid's next appearance:
Saturday, October 20th, 2012, 8 am - 12:30 pm - Keynote Speaker: Linda Tarrant-Reid, author of Discovering Black America, "Our Community's Commitment to Education" Parents Workshop, Linda Kelly Theater, New Rochelle High School, entrance on Braemer Ave., off North Ave.
For information/registration contact: Camille Edwards-Thomas, email@example.com, 914.576.4233.