PRLog - Jan. 29, 2014 - NEW ORLEANS -- Rising from the ashes of poverty and the debilitating effects of street life, Dr. E has become an award-winning scholar and champion of the African American quest for literacy and freedom. On February 6, 2014 at 6PM, author, scholar, philanthropist and performer Dr. E will bring her story to Community Book Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Dr. E at Community Book Center Feb. 6
PHD to Ph.D. offers a glimpse into the life of Elaine Richardson aka Dr. E and her journey as a young Black woman to healing and recovery from a life of teen and young adult sex-trafficking, drug addiction and hopelessness in the 1960’s-1980’
Dr. E will autograph copies of PHD (Po H# on Dope) to Ph.D.: How Education Saved My Life after her talk, or Get your copy now via Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/
About Dr. Elaine Richardson
Author of three books and co-author of three others on academic studies of American Black-language patterns, Elaine Richardson is more than an educator. Dr E as she is called in the music and academic communities, is a dynamic motivator driven by passion and an earnest desire to see the lives of others improved. Dr. Richardson belongs to a network of Hiphop educators and activists and is the founder of The Ohio State University’s Hiphop Literacies Conference, as well as founder of the SisterFriends Afterschool Program, focusing on the literacy education of girls at Sherwood Middle School in Columbus, Ohio. She is also a recording artist and performer, using her voice on behalf of those who may be down, but not out!
For event information please contact Community Book Center by phone at 504.948.READ (7323) or visit the website at http://www.communitybookcenter.com.
The Community Book Center is located at 2523 Bayou Rd. New Orleans, LA 70119.
Learn more about Dr. Elaine Richardson at http://phdtophd.com/
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