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Power of Words – Dear Denise

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham AL

Dec 06 2023
Power of Words – Dear Denise

This talk will focus on the emotional impact and significance of writing these letters and how they helped her cope with the personal challenges and the legacy of her sister’s untimely death.

This program explores the cathartic power of writing and how Lisa McNair used it as a means to connect with her sister, Denise McNair who was the youngest of four Black girls killed during the 16th Street Church bombings of September 15, as a way to connect with her sister and navigate her own experiences. Following the program McNair will do a book signing of her book, Dear Denise.

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  • Dec 6, 2023 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am (Wed)
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