Celebrate the Life Bertha Maxwell-roddey

The Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room and the Allegra Westbrooks Regional Library proudly present Dr. Sonya Ramsey, who will discuss her new book, Bertha Maxwell-Roddey: A Modern-Day Race Woman and the Power of Black Leadership. Bertha Maxwell-Roddey became one of Charlotte’s first Black women principals of a white elementary school. She was the founding director of UNC Charlotte’s Africana Studies Department and in 1974, she cofounded the Afro-American Cultural and Service Center, now the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Art & Culture. Maxwell-Roddey founded the National Council for Black Studies. She retired from academics as the Frank Porter Graham Professor Emeritus at UNC Charlotte. Dr. Maxwell-Roddey exemplifies how one woman can make a big difference in her community.

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Tuesday, March 7, 2023 @ 6:00pm · add to calendar 2023-03-07 18:00:00 2023-03-07 21:00:00 America/New_York Celebrate the Life Bertha Maxwell-roddey https://charlottecultureguide.com/event/428176/celebrate-the-life-bertha-maxwell-roddey Charlotte Mecklenburg Library - Allegra Westbrooks Regional Library, 2412 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC, 28216

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