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Prof to discuss Annie Mae Walker

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Begins: August 17, 2018 2:00 pm
Ends: August 17, 2018 3:00 pm

Dr. Lynn Hawkins will discuss the life of Dr. Annie Mae Walker from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle.

Dr. Hawkins, a professor at Daytona State College, recently published “Always the First,” the story of Walker, an inspiring woman who rose from poverty in Daytona Beach, graduated from Bethune-Cookman College, and struggled to effect political change.

Reservations are not required for this free program, which is sponsored by the Friends of the Port Orange Regional Library. For more information, call the library at 386-322-5152, option 4.