American Wings Launch

Wed., 24 January 2024, 7.00 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA: American Wings takes flight!

Sherri L. Smith and I are proud to announce the release of our new non-fiction book, American Wings: Chicago’s Pioneering Black Aviators and the Race for Equality in the Sky. We’ll be celebrating with an in-person discussion of all that went into the creation of this incredible dual venture. Join us for the launch at Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena, California, on 24 January 2024 at 7.00 p.m.!

Event details and preorders are available here.


Hope to see you in Pasadena in January!

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