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Recollecting and Retelling Black Georgetown

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Breena Clarke 25th Anniversary

City Tavern Preservation Foundation invites you to join us for a celebration of the 25th anniversary of Breena Clarke’s beloved novel River, Cross My Heart, an Oprah book club selection. Her debut novel depicts the life of an African American family and the Georgetown community in the early 20th century.

Breena Clarke in conversation with D.C. writer and artist Darlene R. Taylor of Howard University.

Recollecting and Retelling Black Georgetown: Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the publication of River, Cross My Heart, Breena Clarke discusses how history and fiction come together in a young girl’s story.

Thursday, April 25th

3206 M St NW, Washington, DC

Attendance is free

City Tavern

Registration available on Eventbrite

Doors open | 6 pm Presentation Begins | 6:30 pm


City Tavern
3206 M Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007 United States
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