The VIPP Report: Following African American Ancestry lines to track the plight of literacy

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U OF L ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR USES HER FAMILY TREE TO EXPLAIN THE JOURNEY

(Louisville, KY) The Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, (KCAAH) in collaboration with the Commonwealth Center for the Humanities & Society, (CCHS) will host a discussion led by CCHS Faculty Fellow Kiki Petosino entitled Writing the Ancestors: Literacy, Family, & the Creative Process.

The community conversation will be held on Saturday, February 11th at 3:00 pm at the KCAAH, 1701 West Muhammad Ali Blvd.

Petrosino will also introduce poems from her latest book-in-progress.  The discussion will be based on how researching her African American family’s multi-generational journey to literacy and how it’s shaped her artistic practice.

We invite you to attend this free event which is open to the public.

For additional information on this event and/or future events being held at KCAAH please call 502-583-4100.

Follow KCAAH on Twitter @kygriot for events and announcements.

Media Inquiries: To setup an interview (via phone or in-person) please contact VIPP Communications at 502-295-0435/583-4100 or my email at info@vippcommuncations.com.

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