Start: 6:00 pm
Know who you are and whose you are - for it determines the course of your destiny. Good storytelling is timeless. Author Monda Raquel Webb packs her goodie bag of stories with unabashed honesty, American history and essential life lessons. From the red clay of Georgia to the majestic mountains of West Virginia to the Federal Enclave of Washington, DC, four short stories poignantly demonstrate the resilience of the human spirit over adversity. Dawson, Georgia 1939: A dangerous run-in with the Ku Klux Klan teaches a lesson of self-worth. Albany, Georgia 1961: In the midst of the Civil Rights Albany Movement, a teacher is blackballed in her home state of Georgia for trying to get African Americans to register to vote and is sent to teach on an Indian reservation. Beckley, West Virginia 1948: A coal miner's family tries to survive when the sole provider's foot is severed. Washington, DC 2012: A young woman fights the power structure in a David vs. Goliath story against the backdrop of the most political city in America, the Nation's Capital.