Virtual Presentations


Gathering Up: The Gospel of Community

An annual fundraising event to benefit Bryan Stevenson’s Equal Justice Initiative

October 7-8, 2023

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Library of Virginia

Your Family History: What Comes After the Research

May 25, 2023


Harvard Medical School

We will screen Montes-Bradley's documentary, "The Other Madisons: The Bettye Kearse Story," and take questions for both the author and the filmmaker from webinar participants.

James Madison's Montpelier

"The Other Madisons": Virtual Book Talk with Bettye Kearse

Virginia Festival of the Book

Dr. Bettye Kearse will discuss her book, The Other Madisons: The Lost History of a President’s Black Family, with Dr. Shelley Murphy

Atlanta History Center

Bettye Kearse, The Other Madisons: The Lost History of a President's Black Family


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

2022 Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Boston, MA

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture

The Other Madison, The Lost History of a President’s Black Family

Virginia Museum of History & Culture

Virtual: Commonwealth Classroom - The Other Madisons

The Library Company of Philadelphia

The Other Madisons: The Lost History of a President’s Black Family

Santa Fe Public Library

In Conversation with Bettye Kearse and Cecile Lipworth

Sotterley Plantation

The Other Madisons: The Lost History of a President’s Black Family

DEI Seminar Series Sponsored by MIT's Whitehead Institute of Biomedical Research

Always Remember You're A Madison: One Family's Juneteenth Story

The Civil Rights And Social Justice of The ABA

Honoring the History of Juneteenth: One Family’s Journey to Freedom

Uncovering Our Untold History: Juneteenth, Tulsa, and Today

Sponsored by the City of Framingham, Greater Framingham Community Church, Mass Bay Community College, and Framingham State College

Book Passage

Book Discussion & Film Screening

Giving Voice Initiative : The Black Madisons

Dr. Bettye Kearse is the keynote speaker that will be followed by a public forum by Smithsonian Institution Anacostia Museum Director Dr. Melanie Adams.

Falmouth Historical Society

Museums on the Green

African American Performing Arts Center New Mexico

The Other Madisons: A Blueprint for Finding a Family's Lost History - A Conversation with award winning author Bettye Kearse and award winning filmmaker Eduardo Montes-Bradley.

Case Western Reserve University

Women of Wonder: Sharing HERstory

Center for Contemporary Arts

Following the 37-minute documentary livestream, the author Bettye Kearse will engage in a panel discussion with the CEO at the First Amendment Museum, Christian Cotz, and the renowned Argentinian-American author and filmmaker, Eduardo Montes-Bradley, who directed "The Other Madisons" documentary.

First Amendment Museum

Join us as we present a special screening of “The Other Madisons” with a Q&A afterward with author Bettye Kearse and filmmaker Eduardo Montes-Bradley.

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

Film screening and conversation with Eduardo Montes Bradley, filmmaker and Bettye Kearse, author of The Other Madisons: The Lost History of a President’s Black Family.

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society of Eastern Tennessee

History Book Festival

The Other Madisons: The Lost History of a President’s Black Family

Collected Works

An Evening with Authors Bettye Kearse and Sherri Burr

Live Book Launch