Upcoming Events

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Past Events

"Columbus Noir" Facebook Live event at Gramercy Books Bexley with editor Andrew Welsh-Huggins and co-authors Yolanda Tonette Sanders, Robin Yocum and Kandy Williams (aka Mercedes King), Tuesday, August 11, 2020. 

"Columbus Noir" Facebook Live reading and discussion of my suspense story, "My Name Is Not Susan," Wednesday, May 27, 2020. 

"Columbus Noir" launch, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 7:30 p.m., at the Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio. The launch of a new mystery anthology that I contributed to with other authors.

Grammar + Chill Happy Hour Writer Chat Q&A, Saturday, January 18, 2020, Flavor 91, Whitehall, Ohio. 

"Lady Wrestler" Screening, Detroit, Northwest Activities Center, Dec. 15, 2019. 

"Lady Wrestler" Screening, Philadelphia, Landmark Ritz at the Bourse, Oct. 17, 2019, . 

"Lady Wrestler" Screening at the Museum of the Moving Image, New York City, March 23, 2019. Part of Changing the Picture 2019.

'90s Black Film Panel Discussion. We discussed "New Jack City," "Jungle Fever" and other groundbreaking African-American films during the Columbus Black International Film Festival's '90s Black Film Renaissance panel discussion on Feb. 27,  2019, at The Ohio State University (my alma mater). To watch the Facebook Live stream of the event, click here.

"Lady Wrestler" Screening at Zine Fest Houston. The documentary I directed, "Lady Wrestler: The Amazing Untold Story of African-American Women in the Ring," screened during Zine Fest Houston on Nov. 17, 2018. 

"Lady Wrestler" Talk at the Grandview Heights Public Library. Join me for a discussion of the documentary "Lady Wrestler: The Amazing, Untold Story of African-American Women in the Ring." Learn about these unsung athletes from the Golden Age of women's wrestling in the 1950s and '60s. '60s. The event took place on November 8, 2018.

Tigerland: Columbus at the Intersection of Sports and Race, Wexner Center for the Arts. I served as moderator for the Director's Dialogue on Art and Social Change, celebrating author and journalist Wil Haygood's inspiring new book, "Tigerland." The event took place on October 8, 2018.  To view a video of the event on YouTube, click here

Great American Read panel discussion at the Bexley Public Library. I joined panelists Charlene Brown, host of WOSU Great Neighborhood series, and Bryan Hurt, Capital University professor and author, and moderator Artie Isaac in discussing the classics and modern bestsellers on the PBS Great American Read list. The panel discussion took place on October 4, 2018.

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