A sought-after speaker, Maia has presented at colleges, universities, museums, libraries, conferences, and churches nationwide. Her topics stem from her literary works, addressing African-American history and achievements, as well as issues of diversity and more. Invite her to be your next keynote speaker!

She can be reached at vmaiathomas@hotmail.com.

Topic: From Slave Ship Wanderer to the United States Colored Troops: The Life of Private Charles Carr
Date: February 6, 2013
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: 946 R.D. Abernathy Blvd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310
Contact: 404-549-8676

Maia will speak on the true-life of one of 400 Africans illegally transported to Georgia aboard the slave ship Wanderer. This eye-opening account will transport you to Private Carr's capture, the middle passage, and his service as a proud soldier in the United States Colored Troops.