Events Archive

Past Events

November 12, 2019

Baltimore Bar Library

Book Talk, 5 p.m., 100 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, Md.

October 13, 2019

Slover Library Book Talk

Book Talk, sponsored by the Slover Library Foundation, 235 E. Plume St., Norfolk.

October 11, 2019

Segregation: Then and Now (Lifetime Learning Institute in Chesterfield)

Margaret and Dr. John Moeser will discuss segregation in the time of Oliver Hill and Spottswood Robinson and the continuing impact on the Richmond community. 13801 Westfield Rd., Chesterfield, 10 a.m. - noon.

October 03, 2019

VCU Commonwealth Society with Ed Slipek

"Postscript": Author's Series. From Ed Slipek: "Each week I'm inviting a noted Virginia author to discuss the origin story/inspiration for a recent book, how that writer came to her or his field, and to discuss aspects of the research/writing/production process." VCU Monroe Park Campus. Classroom pending. 1-3 p.m.

August 14, 2019

Diane Alquist Book Club

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

July 19, 2019

Third Friday Summer Book Series Talk

Northside Library, 705 W. Rio Rd., Charlottesville. 

May 20, 2019

L. C. Bird High School Book Discussion

Dual Enrollment U. S. History Class (Dan Tulli), 9:30 a.m.

May 15, 2019

Tuckahoe Library Book Talk

Tuckahoe Library Book Talk

March 25, 2019

Lucretia McCulley book group

Book conversation.

March 25, 2019

5400 Club Book Talk

Weinstein Jewish Community Center, 5403 Monument Avenue, Richmond, 12:30.

March 24, 2019

Richmond Friends Meeting Book Talk

Morning forum on past and ongoing racial challenges posed in We Face the Dawn, 4500 Kensington Avenue, 9:30-10:45. [Rescheduled]

February 25, 2019

Massanutten Regional Library Book Talk

174 S. Main St., Harrisonburg,  7 p.m.

February 18, 2019

"Racial Segregation: Then and Now"

An Osher learning program at the University of Richmond, 10 a.m. to noon, featuring a "We Face the Dawn" presentation, followed by a conversation between Margaret and author-and-human-rights-advocate John Moeser about the state of integration in Richmond schools and housing.

January 26, 2019

2019 Roanoke Regional Writers Conference

Class on researching and writing a biography (or autobiography), based on We Face the Dawn and Finding Sara. Hollins University. 

January 19, 2019

Peace Ed Center Event with Oliver Jr. and Renee Hill

Group event at Hill home, sold at Peace Ed Center annual auction.

December 16, 2018

Hardywood Book Signing

Annual Brew Ho Ho author signing, sponsored by Chop Suey books, at Hardywood Brewery, 2408010 Ownby Lane, Richmond. Afternoon.

October 16, 2018

Westminster Canterbury Book Talk

Book talk for Richmond retirement community, 1 p.m., 1600 Westbrook Avenue.

September 25, 2018

Author Talk in Roanoke

Sponsored jointly by the Historical Society of Western Virginia (Kegley Lecture Series) and the Roanoke Branch NAACP, Christ Lutheran Church, 2011 Brandon Av., SW, 7 p.m.

September 20, 2018

Shepherd Center Author Talk

"Legal Giants: Oliver HIll and Spottswood Robinson," noon, First Presbyterian Church, 4602 Cary St.

September 16, 2018

Harris Miller Book Group

McLean, Virginia

September 11, 2018

"Bookmarks" Book Group

Washington D. C.

August 02, 2018

Legal Revolutionaries Workshop, BYM Annual Session

A workshop on the lives and times of Oliver Hill and Spottswood Robinson, held during the annual session of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting, Society of Friends (Quakers). The workshop addressed concerns and strategies related to the re-segregation of America's public schools. Hood College, Frederick, MD.

June 02, 2018

Old Dominion Bar Talk and Signing

Old Dominion Bar Association 2018 Annual Conference, Omni Hotel, Richmond, 11:30 a.m. talk, followed by signing.

May 14, 2018

Author Talk - Heritage Public Library, New Kent

Book talk on We Face the Dawn in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court's May 1968 decision, Green v. School Board of New Kent County.  6 p.m., 7791 Invicta Lane, New Kent, VA.

April 21, 2018

Author Talk - West Point 29 Celebration

A celebration of the courage of the 29 students who in 1952 refused to be bused to another county to attend high school when school officials refused to admit them to the white high school in West Point. 11-2 p.m. St. John's Parish Hall, 916 Main St., West Point.

April 19, 2018

Author Talk - Moton Museum, Farmville

5:30 p.m. talk at the site of the 1951 student walkout that became part of the Brown v. Board case, followed by refreshments and book signing.

April 08, 2018

Author Talk - Thomas Balch Library

Slides and book talk in a historic library that serves as a designated Underground Railroad research site, 2 p.m., 208 W. Market Street, Leesburg, VA.

March 25, 2018

The Links Celebration Brunch

Tribute to African American Literary Traditions, 11-1:30, Omni Hotel, Charlottesville, Ticketed Event. Booksigning following.

March 24, 2018

Author Talk - Virginia Trial Lawyers Annual Conference

Speech to the Diversity Caucus of the Virginia Trial Lawyers, 3 p.m., Williamsburg Lodge

March 23, 2018

Civil Rights Panel - Virginia Festival of the Book

Margaret joins authors Sheryll Cashin and Julian Heyter for a panel on "Loving, Learning, Voting: Virginia Civil Rights," at the Jefferson School, African American Heritage Center, 233 4th St., NW, Charlottesville, 2 p.m.

March 12, 2018

Radio Interview with Coy Barefoot

Charlottesville radio host Coy Barefoot interview, 4 p.m., 94.7 WPVC-FM

March 02, 2018

Author Talk - First Friday

Richmond Downtown Public Library, 101 E. Franklin St., 7 p.m.

February 28, 2018

Radio Interview-Gary Flowers Show

Station 101.3 FM/990 AM in Richmond, 10 a.m.

February 27, 2018

Author Talk - Howard Law School

2900 Van Ness St., NW, Washington D. C., 12:15 p.m.

February 22, 2018

Radio Segment on WCVE-88.9

Report on We Face the Dawn by reporter Catherine Komp.

February 20, 2018

Author Talk - Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

145 Ednam Dr., Charlottesville, Noon

February 19, 2018

Author Talk - In Common

Student Commons Building, University of Richmond, noon. UR faculty, staff, and students only.

February 13, 2018

Author Talk - “Books for a Better World”

Hull Street Branch Library, 1400 Hull Street, Richmond, 6:30 p.m.

February 12, 2018

Author Talk - Chop Suey Books

2913 W. Cary St., 6 p.m.

February 08, 2018

Book Release Event

Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad Street, Richmond. Reception, 5:30-6:00; Book talk, 6:00-7:00; Book signing following.

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