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Join the City of Smyrna for the Juneteenth Celebratory Dinner with Erica Armstrong Dunbar, author of She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman. Enjoy dinner catered by Jim ‘N Nick’s BBQ, a presentation by Dr. Dunbar, and a book signing on Friday, June 17 at 5:30 p.m. Book sales will be available on site, courtesy of Bookmiser.

Tickets for the Juneteenth Dinner are $15 each. 
 
Harriet Tubman is best known as one of the most famous conductors on the Underground Railroad. As a leading abolitionist, her bravery and selflessness have inspired generations in the struggle for civil rights. National Book Award nominee Erica Armstrong Dunbar’s biography presents a fresh take on this American icon blending traditional biography, illustrations, and photos that illuminate the life of Tubman as never before.

Erica Armstrong Dunbar is the Charles and Mary Beard Professor of History at Rutgers University and the National Director of the Association of Black Women Historians. She holds a MA and PhD from Columbia University and is a historian of the African American experience, specializing in the stories of black women. The focus of her research has made her a “go-to” consultant for historical projects such as the recent “Gilded Age” television series on HBO.

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