Marcus Book Store to Host Belafonte, Harris-Perry Book Signings

By Barbara Fluhrer
 
Harry Belafonte and Melissa Harris-Perry will appear for book signings at the Marcus Book Store this fall.
Belafonte’s autobiography “My Song” covers an active, public, lifelong human dignity saga of one of the world’s most distinguished human rights leaders.
Harris-Perry’s book “Sister Citizen – Shame, Stereotypes and Black Women in America”, will be available for signings when she appears on October 24, 7:30 pm at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 114 Montecito Ave., in Oakland.
Harris-Perry, a professor of political science at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, has appeared frequently on the Rachel Maddow show on MSNBC TV.  She is an award winning author and founding director of the Project on Gender: Race and Politics in the South.  
Owner of Oakland’s Marcus Books, Blanche Richardson will host the event.  Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door.
Harry Belafonte will present his autobiography “My Song” in conversation with Dr. Raye Richardson, with special tributes to Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Dr. Mona Scott and Al Young.  Davey D will host the event at First Congregational Church, 2345 Channing in Berkeley, on Nov. 30 at 7:30 pm.
Tickets purchased in advance are going for $15.
 Tickets are on sale at brownpapertickets.com, 800-838-3006, or Marcus Books 510-652-2344, Moe’s Pegasus Books (3 shops), Diesel a Bookstore, Walden Pond Books in S.F., Marcus Books in S.F., or www.kpfa.org/events
KPFA Radio will benefit from the event.