Listen to and engage with honored guest author Dani McClain, whose writing focuses on race, reproductive justice, policy, and politics. In 2019, she published We Live for the We: The Political Power of Black Motherhood. A reporter and author whose work has been featured in Time, Slate, and Ebony.com, Dani McClain was the 2021 Library Foundation Writer-in-Residence at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
View newly acquired artwork from internationally known Nigerian artist Ben Ibebe. A PowerPoint presentation of the artwork will be part of the Zoom event. A frequent visitor to Dayton, Ben Ibebe focuses on images of everyday scenes of West African life. His unique impasto technique gives each piece an almost three-dimensional surface, adding character to bright colors and geometric composition.