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VIRTUAL - Local Author Series: Chantal Mer and Susan Scott Shelley

Fri, July 3, 2020 7:00 P.M.
Crowdcast

Cost: FREE

Watch the event live on Crowdcast at 7:00 p.m.Register for free here .  Chantal Mer is an author and optimist. Her stories explore relationships and what it means to be family. When she’s not writing about strong women, strong men, and strong love, she can be found walking her…

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VIRTUAL - Colson Whitehead | The Nickel Boys

Wed, July 8, 2020 7:30 P.M.
Virtual

Cost: $17.00- Book with Ticket
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Each ticket includes a paperback copy of The Nickel Boys . Books will be mailed following the event. After you purchase your ticket, you will receive an email within 24 hours with a link that you can use to enter the event on Crowdcast . “The best living American novelist” (Chicago…

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VIRTUAL - Alice Wong with Maysoon Zayid | Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century

Wed, July 15, 2020 7:30 P.M.
Virtual

Cost: FREE

Watch Alice Wong with Maysoon Zayid on Crowdcast . And be sure to register in advance. An acclaimed activist, media creator, and research consultant, Alice Wong is the founder and director of the Disability Visibility Project, an online community that is dedicated to making and sharing…

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VIRTUAL - Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. | Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own

Thu, July 16, 2020 7:30 P.M.
Virtual

Cost: FREE

Watch Eddie Glaude, Jr . live on Crowdcast at 7:30 p.m. And be sure to register in advance! In conversation with  Tamala Edwards , anchor, 6ABC Action News morning edition The chair of the Department of African American Studies and the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University…

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VIRTUAL - Megha Majumdar | A Burning with Vikram Paralkar | Night Theater

Wed, July 22, 2020 7:30 P.M.
Virtual

Cost: FREE

Watch the event with  Megha Majumdar and Vikram Paralkar  live on Crowdcast at 7:30 p.m. And be sure to save your spot in advance! Born and raised in India,  Megha Majumdar  attended Harvard, then earned a graduate degree in social anthropology at Johns Hopkins. She is now an…

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VIRTUAL - Carol Anderson | White Rage and One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy

Tue, August 4, 2020 7:30 P.M.
Virtual

Cost: FREE

Watch Carol Anderson live on Crowdcast at 7:30 p.m. And be sure to register in advance! Carol Anderson won the National Book Critics Circle Award for  White Rage , an “extraordinarily timely and urgent” ( New York Times Book Review ) primer on the ongoing opposition to…

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VIRTUAL - Rep. Pramila Jayapal | Use the Power You Have: A Brown Woman’s Guide to Politics and Political Change

Thu, August 6, 2020 7:30 P.M.
Virtual

Cost: FREE

Watch  Pramila Jayapal live on Crowdcast. And be sure to register in advance. In conversation with Aimee Allison The first Indian American woman in the U.S. House of Representatives, Pramila Jayapal has represented the state of Washington’s 7th District since 2016. An ascendant…

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VIRTUAL - Adam Rutherford | How to Argue With a Racist: What Our Genes Do (and Don’t) Say About Human Difference

Thu, August 13, 2020 7:00 P.M.
Virtual

Cost: FREE

Watch Adam Rutherford live on Crowdcast at 7:30 p.m. And be sure to register in advance! An “enthusiastic guide and a good storyteller” ( Wall Street Journal ), Adam Rutherford is the author of  A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived , the ages-spanning story of…

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