What does it mean to be Latina? Award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker Raquel Cepeda ponders this question in Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina, her refreshing and honest exploration or race and identity in a rapidly changing America.
Please join NoMAA and Word Up Community Bookshop at The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center (3940 Broadway bet. 165 and 166 streets) on Wednesday, March 13, 6:30–8:30pm, for a conversation between writer Raquel Cepeda and New York Times writer Mireya Navarro. The talk will be followed by a book signing. Free admission, though RSVP is requested at NoMAAProg@nomaanyc.org