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Upcoming Events

Lisa Fithian - SHUT IT DOWN

01/28/2020 - 6:00PM

Please join us for a presentation and booksigning with Lisa Fithian featuring her new books, SHUT IT DOWN. A veteran activist’s guide to direct action and strategic civil disobedience as the most radical and rapid means to social change For decades, Lisa Fithian’s work as an advocate for civil disobedience and nonviolent direct action has put her on the frontlines of change. Described by Mother Jones as “the nation’s best-known protest consultant,” Fithian has supported countless movements...

Maurice Carlos Ruffin in conversation with Daniel José Older - WE CAST A SHADOW - paperback edition book launch

02/04/2020 - 6:00PM

Please join us to celebrate the launch of the paperback edition of Maurice Carlos Ruffin's stunning novel, We Cast a Shadowl. Ruffin will appear in conversation with author Daniel José Older with a booksiging to follow. A “razor-sharp debut from an urgent new voice of fiction,” (NPR) about a father’s obsessive quest to protect his son—even if it means turning him white. “You can be beautiful, even more beautiful than before.” This is the seductive promise of Dr. Nzinga’s Clinic, where anyone...

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