March 20, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Win A Signed Copy of I See The Promised Land: A Life Of Martin Luther King Jr.

I See The Promised LandAfrican-American writer, griot, and blues singer Arthur Flowers and Indian scroll painter Manu Chitrakar have combined their very distinctive storytelling traditions in an extraordinary jam session, creating I See the Promised Land, a stunning graphic narrative-style biography of Martin Luther King Jr. In honor of Black History Month, Groundwood Books will be giving away 10 signed copies. If you’d like to be included in the drawing, please visit Groundwood Books and complete the registration form. Winners will be notified via email by January 25, 2013.

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