Two Centuries of Black Louisville and Louisville's Waterfront Park Authors

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Friday, May 27, 2011 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
2720 Frankfort Ave.
40206 Louisville
Carmichael’s offers you the chance to meet the authors and get signed copies of two hot-off-the-press books of local interest.  Rick Bell will be on hand to chat about Louisville’s Waterfront Park: A Riverfront Renaissance, his new book on the history of the development of Waterfront Park and the importance of the riverfront in Louisville’s history.  Joining Rick are Mervin Aubespin, Kenneth Clay, and J. Blaine Hudson, editors of Two Centuries of Black Louisville: A Photographic History—a stunning collection of images of African-American life in Louisville over the past 200 years.  Please join us for this signing with the authors of these two important new books of local interest.
Two Centuries of Black Louisville By Mervin Aubespin, Kenneth Clay, J. Blaine Hudson Cover Image
ISBN: 9781935497363
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Published: Butler Books - May 1st, 2011

Since the settlement of Louisville in 1778, African Americans have created a history behind the wall of slavery and the veil of segregation, and have forged a remarkably vibrant community that, at times, influenced the political and cultural history of the nation.