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  • In conversation with Tamala Edwards, anchor, 6abc Action News morning edition Ibram X. Kendi  is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston University and the founding director of the BU Center for Antiracist Research. He is a… more

  • In conversation with award-winning journalist and broadcaster Tracey Matisak “A public intellectual with much to offer about teaching (and unlearning) history” ( The Washington Post ),  Clint Smith , in his bestselling book How the Word Is Passed… more

  • In conversation with Robert Kolker John Hendrickson  is the author of a 2019  Atlantic  article titled “What Joe Biden Can’t Bring Himself to Say.” An account of the President’s—and his own—lifelong experience with stuttering, it was read by more… more

  • In conversation with Mike Sielski The star of ESPN’s No. 1 morning talk show  First Take , Stephen A. Smith is one of the U.S. sporting press’s most popular and outspoken personalities. He is also the host of NBA in Stephen A’s World  on ESPN2… more

  • In conversation with Imani Perry Ilyon Woo is the author of  The Great Divorce , the “lively, well-written, and engrossing tale” ( The New York Times Book Review ) of a young mother’s five-year fight against her husband, the Shakers religious… more

  • In conversation with Nate Chinen The author of  Dirty Blvd.: The Life and Music of Lou Reed  and editor of  Patti Smith on Patti Smith: Interviews and Encounters ,  Aiden Levy  played the baritone saxophone in the Stan Rubin Orchestra for 10… more

  • Julie Dannenbaum Memorial Culinary Arts Lecture In conversation with Dena Heilik, head of Philbrick Hall, the Fiction and Movie department at Parkway Central. She also cohosts a monthly library Cookbook Club that has been running continuously for… more

  • The national baseball writer for  The New York Times  since 2010, Tyler Kepner began his career as a teenager, interviewing players for a homemade magazine that garnered him national attention. His national bestseller  K: A History of Baseball in… more

  • In conversation with Tamala Edwards, anchor, 6abc Action News morning edition The first African American principal dancer in the history of the elite American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland is one of the world’s most accomplished and recognizable… more

  • Pine Tree Foundation Endowed Lecture In conversation with Richard Vague David Rubenstein is the co-founder and co-chairman of The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s most successful private equity firms. The host of  The David Rubinstein Show  and… more

  • A couple of songs and stories from a memorable evening with Patti Smith and Tony Shanahan--and a great audience--at the library.

  • In conversation with former congressman Patrick Kennedy Neal Gabler is the author of Catching the Wind: Edward Kennedy and the Liberal Hour , a “rich and insightful” ( The New York Times ) account of the figure known as the most complex of the… more

  • In conversation with Tamala Edwards, anchor, 6ABC Action News morning edition Historian Kerri K. Greenidge is the author of  Black Radical: The Life and Times of William Monroe Trotter , a portrait of the post-Reconstruction civil rights… more

  • In conversation with Varshini Prakash Active in grassroot campaigns for social change for more than seven decades, sociologist and Quaker organizer George Lakey was first arrested at a civil rights demonstration in 1963 and most recently arrested… more

  • In conversation with Jason Freeman, author events producer and editor Ralph Macchio is best known for his portrayal of Daniel LaRusso in the 1984 film The Karate Kid . This iconic piece of pop culture has spawned a slew of sequels and the No. 1… more

  • Attorney, advocate, and podcaster Rabia Chaudry is the author of the New York Times bestseller Adnan's Story , a true-crime analysis into the 2000 conviction of a young Baltimorean for the murder of his ex-girlfriend. Also the executive producer… more

  • In conversation with Colum McCann “The heir to Nabokov” ( The Sunday Telegraph ), Irish novelist John Banville  won the Man Booker Prize for  The Sea , a story of loss and the fickle nature of memory. His many other novels include  The Book of… more

  • Andrew K. Diemer is the author of  The Politics of Black Citizenship: Free African Americans in the Mid-Atlantic Borderland, 1817–1863 , an examination of the ways in which free Black Philadelphians and Baltimoreans fought to defend their liberty… more

  • Ellis Wachs Endowed Lecture In conversation with Tamala Edwards, anchor, 6ABC Action News morning edition A former longtime columnist and foreign correspondent for  The New York Times , Anand Giridharadas is the bestselling author of  Winners… more

  • In conversation with Valerie Erwin Charleston, South Carolina–based Kardea Brown hosts the Food Network’s Delicious Miss Brown and OWN’s The Great Soul Food Cookoff . She also is the creator of the pop-up New Gullah Supper Club, where her cuisine… more