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When: Jan 17, 2021 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture Series - Matthew A. Cherry
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Matthew Cherry produced the award-winning short film, Hair Love, which won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 2020. Hair Love was adapted into a picture book and immediately became a New York Times Bestseller. Hair Love was nominated for the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Picture Book.
Matthew is a former University of Akron and NFL wide receiver. He was the executive producer for Spike Lee’s highly acclaimed "BlacKkKlansman" and has directed multiple television episodes, including ABC’s "Black-ish" and "Mixed-ish."
Register to receive a Zoom link to hear Mr. Cherry discuss how his creative works reflect Dr. King’s vision and dream.
Borrow Hair Love from the Library: https://bit.ly/3hLUsqf
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture is sponsored by the Akron-Summit County Public Library and the Eta Tau Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc