Richland Library Presents Author Discussion on Health & Social Justice

Dorothy RobertsRichland Library is inviting the community to take part in a powerful discussion. Join us for Mama Can You Hear Me? A Cry from the African-American Soul from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 22. Please register at or call 803-799-9084 to attend this online program, which is free and open to the public.

Dr. Valinda Littlefield, Associate Professor of History at the University of South Carolina, is facilitating the conversation with special guest Dorothy Roberts, author of Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty. The two are covering issues of healthcare rights and racial justice.

Mama Can You Hear Me? A Cry from the African-American Soul is the third and final featured program from an online series that the library's African-American History and Cultural Events Committee (AAHCE) planned through fall 2020 to address critical themes and provide educational opportunities in our community.

For questions, please contact Emily Stoll at 803-587-3637 or email

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Awarded the National Medal in 2017 by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Richland Library is a vibrant, contemporary organization that provides resources and information that advance the Midlands. Offering state-of-the-art technology, a variety of literary and cultural programs and 13 bustling facilities located throughout the county, Richland Library provides a truly customizable, modern library experience for residents and visitors alike.

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