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African American Museum in Philadelphia

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Start:
November 18, 2010 6:00 pm
End:
November 18, 2010 8:30 pm
Venue:
African American Museum
Phone:
215 574 0380
Address:
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701 arch street, philadelphia, PA, United States

Nov. 18 at 6 p.m., we will be speaking, reading and signing books at the city’s African American Museum in an event sponsored by the Museum, the Philadelphia branch of the N.A.C.C.P., the Philadelphia Black Journalists association, The Black Clergy of Philadelphia and Temple University Press.  Open to the public, Dan and Murray will stay as long as people want to talk or have books signed. The Museum is at the corner of Seventh and Arch Streets.

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