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Featured Speaker: Richmond African American Book Festival
On next Saturday, April 15, I will give a talk on my book, the Overlooked Voices of Hurricane Katrina Mississippi Women Survivors Resilience and Recovery, at the African American Book Festival in Richmond, Virginia. The annual event is expected to draw up to 3,000...
Book Talk at the Murray African American Cultural Association
Recently, the Daniel A.P. Murray African American Cultural Association housed at the Library of Congress invited me to give a talk on Hurricane Katrina Women survivors. The Zoom session drew academic researchers, librarians, and those interested in hurricanes and the...
89.3FM WPFW Interview: Jackson Mississippi Water Crisis
This week, I gave an interview on the disastrous Jackson Water Crisis. Radio Host, Dr. E. Faye Williams invited me to join her show, ‘Wake Up and Stay Woke, to discuss the dreadful dilemma Jackson residents endured. The city’s residents, who are 80% Black, had no...
2022 Mississippi Book Tour WLOX TV Interview
During my Mississippi Book Tour, I was featured on the Midday Show on WLOX TV. Click the link to see the interview. https://www.wlox.com/video/2022/08/23/author-dr-ophera-davis-discusses-hurricane-katrina-writings/
2022 Mississippi Book Tour: Book Festival WJTV Interview
During my 2022 Mississippi Book Tour, of over 350 authors, I was interviewed by WJTV. Click the link below to view the interview. https://www.wjtv.com/news/local-news/authors-readerIs-enjoy-mississippi-book-festival/
Interview on WPCE Radio 95.3FM/1400AM
Recently I was interviewed by host, Dr. Wanda McNair on IMPACT, a community service broadcast that provides information to positively impact your tomorrow. We talked about my book, The Overlooked Voices of Hurricane Katrina...
TV Interview on Black News Channel (BNC)
Interviewed by Nayyera Haq on September 8, 2021 to discuss my book, "The Overlooked Voices of Hurricane Katrina: Mississippi Black Women Survivors Resilience and Recovery".
Interview: Sun Herald Newspaper -readership over 262,000
OPEN BX RX with Dr. Bob Lee
Dr. Bob Lee is joined by Dr. Ophera Davis, African American Disaster Specialist and Author, who speaks about her latest book, Overlooked Hurricane Katrina Mississippi Black Women Survivors Resilience and Recovery,...
The Bronx Social Justice and Anit Violence Forums
Host Daren Jaime sits down with Author and Disaster Expert, Dr. Ophera Davis discussing her research on natural disasters and the recovery of Hurricane Katrina Black women survivors.