Emanuel 9 Book Event Scheduled for June 16

Credit: http://summervilledream.org

Credit: http://summervilledream.org

On Thursday, June 16th, the Summerville Dorchester Museum will host a book signing with Dr. Bernard Powers, Jr., Herb Frazier, and Marjory Wentworth, authors of We Are Charleston. The even twill take place from 5 pm until 8 pm.

The book tells the story of the Emanuel 9 tragedy and the history of the AME church. You can buy event tickets and reserve your copy here.

Some background on the writers:

  • Frazier is an award-winning journalist and childhood member of Mother Emanuel
  • Dr. Powers is an A.M.E. Church member and professor of history at the College of Charleston
  • Wentworth is South Carolina’s Poet Laureate

Click here to learn more about the museum.

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