Book Discussion on We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For

Alice Walker talked about We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For: Inner Light in a Time of Darkness (New Press), her book of essays about… read more

Alice Walker talked about We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For: Inner Light in a Time of Darkness (New Press), her book of essays about progressive politics and spirtuality, as well as her children’s book on Langston Hughes. She also spoke of the recent death of her sister and took questions from the audience. Before the event, audience members waiting in line outside the bookstore to hear Ms. Walker speak were interviewed.

Alice Walker is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Color Purple, In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens, The Temple of My Familiar, Possessing the Secret of Joy, By the Light of My Father’s Smile, and The Way Forward Is with a Broken Heart. close

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Book Discussion on We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Feb 1, 2009

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  • Feb 01, 2009 | 12:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 01, 2009 | 10:13am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 01, 2009 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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