This event was held on October 18, 2009 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
Television and film star David Alan Grier will discuss his new book 'Barack Like Me: The Chocolate Covered Truth.' In it, the acclaimed comedian and actor expounds upon what politics, culture, and race mean today, while recalling significant experiences from throughout his life. David Alan Grier is well known as being a principle cast member of the acclaimed television series "In Living Color," where he helped to create some of that show's most memorable characters. Recently, he appeared on the hit tv show "Dancing With the Stars." He is currently working on a stand-up comedy tour that may culminate in a special on Comedy Central about the experiences described in Barack Like Me. This event includes a book signing and books will be on sale courtesy of Barnes & Noble.