EVENTS

JANUARY 12
Rochelle will host a panel discussion on “The Detroit Charter School Movement: For Better or Worse. It is a series of panel discussions on how the movement began, what it did to public school systems and what the future looks like. The first panel is at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 12 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. Subsequent panels will be held on March 5 and May 14.

JANUARY 30
Rochelle will be the keynote speaker at the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation and Community Celebration at Albion College at 7 p.m. It will be held at the Bohm Theatre, 201 S. Superior St.¬†For more information on the MLK Day of Dialogue and Service, contact Keena Williams at 517/629-0501 or visit here. Rochelle will sign copies of “The Burden” after the service.

JANUARY 31
Rochelle will host a conversation about her book “The Burden: African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery” at noon at Stirling Books & Brew, 119 N. Superior, Albion, MI. She will sign books afterward.

FEBRUARY 22
Rochelle will host the Sixth Annual African American Leadership Awards at 7 p.m. at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.

FEBRUARY 28
Rochelle will give the keynote address at 11 a.m. at the Cleary University Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemoration. The free event features “A Candid Conversation on Race” between Rochelle and Republican politician Rocky Raczkowski; it also includes lunch. After the discussion, Rochelle will sign copies of “The Burden.”

MARCH 14
Rochelle will give the keynote address at 7 p.m. at the Spring Festival at Temple Emanu-El, 14450 W. 10 Mile Road, Oak Park. She will sign copies of “The Burden” afterwards.

MAY 15
Rochelle will host the HighScope Educational Research Foundation’s “Conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones.” Details to come.