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Martha Swain Speaker Series Book Signing

March 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Shirley Chisholm book cover

Meet author and historian Anastasia C. Curwood and get a signed copy of her new autobiography of Shirley Chisholm at Friendly City Books in downtown Columbus.  Chisolm was a trailblazing politician and Black feminist, and Curwood will discuss her life and impact at 7PM on The W’s campus. In addition to her biography, Shirley Chisholm: Champion of Black Feminist Power Politics, Curwood is the author of Stormy Weather: Middle-Class African American Marriages between the Two World Wars.

Open to the public.


March 30
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Friendly City Books
118 N 5th Street
Columbus, 39701 United States
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(662) 570-4247
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About The W

Located in historic Columbus, Mississippi, The W was founded in 1884 as the first state-supported college for women in the United States. Today, the university is home to 2,339 students in more than 70 majors and concentrations and has educated men for 40 years. The university is nationally recognized for low student debt, diversity and social mobility which empowers students to BE BOLD.

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