Grownups Unite! A Graphic Novel Group : Special Guest Faith McKinnie

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Join the library and special guest Faith J. McKinnie for a discussion and presentation on the book The Black Panther Party: A Graphic Novel History by David F. Walker, illustrated by Marcus Kwame Anderson. Grown Ups Unite meets virtually on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. Pacific on Zoom. 


Place holds: Print Comic

From Feb 9th to Feb 16th 2023 unlimited access is available to the Overdrive eComic


Faith J. McKinnie is a curator based in Sacramento. Her curatorial practice is rooted in prioritizing artists who find their work outside the traditional art historical canon. With an undergraduate degree in art history from Arizona State University, she has held leadership positions at Bigger Than Us Arts, Sacramento Theatre Company, Sojourner Truth African Heritage Museum, and Crocker Art Museum where she actively engaged historically underrepresented communities through art during the COVID-19 pandemic. She was California Governor Gavin Newsom’s art consultant for the 2021 LISTOS Powered by Art campaign and consulted Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg on the visual and performing art presentation at the 2021 State of the City address,  she is the founding director of Black Artist Foundry and serves on the board of the Sacramento Alliance for Regional Art and is the DEI chair at Capital Creative Alliance.


Event Type(s): Reading/Writing, Social/Clubs
Age Group(s): Adults
Kim Farnsworth