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1st Friday Live Book Review Panel - "Caste" by Isabel Wilkerson
Panel of Community Leaders
Rickie Clark, an Educational Consultant, Public Speaker, Author and Executive Director of the Fort Worth Independent School District's My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) program, initiated by former President Barack Obama in 2014. Mr Clark spent the past 30 years working with the youth of today through self-development, cultural education and understanding and meeting them exactly where they are in life in order to guide them on to higher education.
Emma Rodgers, a literary leader and celebrated entrepeneur, was the co-owner of Black Images Book Bazaar from 1977 - 2007 in Dallas, TX, She was the recipient of many awards and honors for her service to the community. In 2003, the Emma Award, which honored excellence in romance-action literature, was named in her honor. She was also the recipient of the Wordspace Award for Outstanding Support of Literature in 2004 and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Golden Soror of the Year in 2016. The Emma Rodgers Learning Laboratory was dedicated at Bishop Arts Theater in 2009.
Lee Muhammad, in 2000, was reassigned as Student Minister over Muhammad Mosque No. 52 in Fort Worth, TX and currently serves in this capacity. Student Minister has been a registered member of The Nation of Islam since 1994. He was a member of the Local Organizing Committee in Dallas, TX and helped in the organization and mobilization of the Historic Million Man March of 1995, that he also attended. He became the Assistant Minister of Mosque No. 48 in Dallas that same year. He moved to Texarkana as Study group coordinator in 1997.
Moderator Donya Craddock, Co-owner The Dock Bookshop, podcast/radio host Dock Power Hour and Onshore.