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Tulisoma South Dallas Book Fair

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come experience the Tulisoma Book Fair Saturday, Aug. 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the African American Museum. Tulisoma – a Swahili word that means “we read” – is a community-based festival promoting literacy and the arts in the South Dallas/Fair Park area. With numerous authors and illustrators participating, the family-friendly event includes author presentations and readings, writing and art workshops, open mic poetry, performances, book signings, panel discussions, children’s story time, kids activities and more.

In addition, The Sutton E. Griggs Awards dinner will take place Friday, Aug. 18, to honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions in literature in the spirit of Rev. Sutton E. Griggs. This year’s honoree is Julienne Malveaux, esteemed economist, author, social and political commentator, and businesswoman. Tickets will be available at aamdallas.org.


August 19
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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