April 13, 2024 | 4:00 pm


Arcadia Children’s Books and BookPeople are pleased to announce a launch event celebrating the release of The City We Built: Black Leaders of Austin. The book results from a collaboration between The Black Leaders Collective; The George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center; and renowned Texas visual artist Sadé Lawson.

The creative team will celebrate the book’s upcoming release at Austin’s acclaimed independent bookstore, BookPeople, on Saturday, April 13 at 4pm. The event will feature a short reading by authors Terry Mitchell and Carre Adams, Q&A, and book signing. Illustrator Sadé Lawson will accompany the event with a live painting based on audience participation.

This event is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome to participate. Interested parties are encouraged to RSVP via the Eventbrite listing or by visiting BookPeople.com.

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at 603 N Lamar Blvd in Austin.

BookPeople at 603 N Lamar Blvd in Austin.