Jesse J. Holland Shares Superhero Novel Featuring The Black Panther

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  • NPC Book Event with author
  • February 27, 2018, 6:30-8:30 pm
  • Location: Conference Rooms

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  • Jesse J. Holland - Black Panther: Who Is The Black Panther? Just days after the release of the highly-anticipated “Black Panther” film, Award-winning journalist and author Jesse J. Holland will share his celebrated novel featuring the superhero, Black Panther: Who Is The Black Panther? at a National Press Club Headliners Book Event on Tuesday, February 27 at 6:30pm.
  • In Black Panther Holland retells the classic origin of T’Challa, the original Black Panther who first appeared in American comic books published by Marvel Comics back in 1966, and updates it for the new century.
  • About the Author:
    • Holland was also commissioned by Disney Lucasfilm Press to chronicle the history of the Star Wars franchise’s newest black hero, “Finn,” in the young adult novel Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Finn's Story. In addition to fiction, Holland is also an award-winning nonfiction author - his book The Invisibles: The Untold Story of African American Slavery In The White House, was awarded the 2017 silver medal in U.S. History in the Independent Publisher Book Awards and was featured as one of the top history books of 2016 by
    • Holland is a Race & Ethnicity writer for The Associated Press and teaches creative nonfiction in the Masters of Fine Art in Creative Nonfiction program at Goucher College in Towson, Maryland.
  • This event will feature a discussion with the author, an audience question-and-answer session, and a book signing.
  • Copies of the book can be purchased at the event. No outside books or memorabilia are permitted.

Proceeds from this event benefit the non-profit affiliate of the Club, The National Press Club Journalism Institute, which offers innovative, practical training to journalists and communications professionals working in a rapidly-changing media environment.

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  • President's Club Members & Guests: 2 Complimentary tickets
  • Other Members/Guests: $10/person for Wharton Club Members & Guests


7:30PM - 9:00PM Tue 27 Feb 2018 ( Timezone: Eastern )


National Press Club
529 - 14th Street, NW 13th Floor, Conference Rooms
Washington, DC 20045 United States

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Joyce Hunter
  Vulcan Enterprises LLC
John Gray
Julian Wilson
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Marilyn Carlson
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Alan Schlaifer
  Wharton Club of DC
Marya Pickering
Isabel Anderson
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