Cambridge Black History Month Celebration

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City Hall
2nd Floor Sullivan Chamber
795 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139

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Calendar event imageIn celebration of Black History Month, the City of Cambridge Employees’ Committee on Diversity welcomes Kim McLarin, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director for Popular Fiction and Publishing at Emerson College in Boston. Light refreshments will be served. 

McLarin is the author of the critically-acclaimed novels Taming It Down, Meeting of the Waters, and Jump at the Sun and of the memoir Divorce Dog: Men, Motherhood and Midlife. Her latest essay collection, Womanish: A Grown Black Woman Speaks on Love and Life, was published in January 2019. 

Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Glamour, The Washington Post, and other publications, and was listed in Best American Essays for 2017 and 2018. She is a former staff writer for The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Associated Press.  McLarin appears regularly on the Emmy-Award winning show Basic Black, Boston's long-running television program devoted to African-American themes.

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