Join us at Cornerstone Baptist Church for an evening with history-making author, attorney, and political analyst Bakari Sellers. A South Carolina native, Sellers made history in 2006 as the youngest member of the South Carolina state legislature and the youngest African American elected official in the nation. With his new children's book, Who Are Your People?, Sellers brings his NYT-bestselling writing style to topic of family, community, and ancestry. A powerful picture book with beautiful illustrations by Reggie Brown, this book is sure to inspire adults and children alike. The event will take place at 6pm on Wednesday, March 30th. Can't wait to see you there!
This event is free and open to all, but register your interest using the link below!
This inspiring picture book by New York Times bestselling author Bakari Sellers is a tribute to the family and community that help make us who we are. Perfect for sharing and gifting.
When you meet someone for the first time, they might ask, "Who are your people?" and "Where are you from?"
Children are shaped by their ancestors, and this book celebrates the village it takes to raise a child.
In the vein of I Am Enough and Eyes That Kiss in the Corners, this powerful picture book with beautiful illustrations by Reggie Brown is a joyful recognition of the people and places that help define young readers and adults alike.
Don't miss this picture book debut from Bakari Sellers, author of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller My Vanishing Country: A Memoir.
Bakari Sellers made history in 2006 when, at just twenty-two years old, he defeated a twenty-six-year incumbent State Representative to become the youngest member of the South Carolina state legislature and the youngest African American elected official in the nation. In 2014 he was the Democratic Nominee for Lieutenant Governor in the state of South Carolina. Sellers is a CNN political analyst and served in the South Carolina state legislature. He is also a practicing attorney who fights to give a voice to the voiceless.
Reggie Brown loves drawing vivid scenes of Black children and families that include expressive, unforgettable characters that make children and adults want to read and re-read those stories. Reggie also has a passion for stories with genres like fantasy, superheroes, and science-fiction. When Reggie isn't drawing, he loves exploring San Diego, California, watching anime, and hanging out with his wife Demi and min pin Bruce.