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Public Programs

2021 MAAH Stone Book Award


Thursday, October 14, 2021, 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Join the Museum of African American History and the James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Foundation, in partnership with the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate for the 2021 MAAH Stone Book Award Virtual Event.

Hosted by Callie Crossley, host of GBH’s Under the Radar, the event will feature a conversation with Dr. Daphne A. Brooks, the winner of the $50,000 MAAH Stone Book Award for her book “Liner Notes for the Revolution: The Intellectual Life of Black Feminist Sound.” The program will also include appearances by the jurors of the MAAH Stone Book Award and special guests.

The first 99 registrants of the program will receive a free copy of one of this year’s winning books and the first 200 registrants will received MAAH Stone Book Award gift boxes.

The MAAH Stone Book Award is an annual prize that encourages scholarship and writing within the field of African American history and culture by awarding a $50,000 prize and two $10,000 finalist prizes for exceptional adult non-fiction books written in a literary style.

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