Small table with Jenifer Lewis's Books arranged

An Evening with Jenifer Lewis

The Psychological Trauma Studies Specialization in the MA in Clinical Psychology program and the Antioch University Los Angeles Library presented an evening with Jenifer Lewis, author of The Mother of Black Hollywood: A Memoir on May 29, 2018.

An actress, comedian, singer, and activist, Jenifer shared her journey from poverty to Hollywood, overcoming addiction, and living with mental illness. The presentation was followed by a question and answer session with the audience.

Jenifer got her start on Broadway as one of the original cast members of Dream Girls and currently stars as the beloved sassy matriarch on the hit show Black’ish. 

Jenifer Lewis’ “The Mother of Black Hollywood: A Memoir”

Dr. Erica Holmes, Director of the Psychological Trauma Studies Specialization, introduces Jenifer Lewis.

MFA student Lily Caraballo (left) and Jenifer Lewis (right) at the book signing.

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