I’m A Descendant of Thomas Jefferson & Sally Hemings
The Mecklenburg Chapter invites you to attend our November 11, 2021, dinner meeting to meet and listen to the moving, emotional and fact-filled story of one of the most important people in modern history, Gayle Jessup White.
Gayle is a descendant of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings.
Currently Gayle is the Public Relations and Community Engagement Officer of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation that owns and operates Monticello.
She is a descendant of Thomas Jefferson and the first African American to be employed at the Thomas Jefferson Foundation.
Gayle is a former award-winning TV reporter and anchor, a journalist with The New York Times, and a show host and producer at her undergraduate alma mater, Howard University.
Her first book, “Reclamation: Sally Hemings, Thomas Jefferson, and a Descendant’s Search for her Family’s Lasting Legacy,” will be released on November 16, 2021, by HarperCollins.
All SAR, DAR, SR, CAR, educators, students and the public are invited.
Doors open at 6:00pm for a Cash Bar & Socializing.
Dinner & Introductions begin at 6:30pm.
Program begins at 7:15pm.
Reservations are $34.00 per person. A $1.50 PayPal Fee will be added per Reservation.
Group Tables can be reserved for 10+ people by contacting Tom Phlegar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the event, please contact Tom Phlegar at email@example.com.
- Letters From Home
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