Book and Author Series | National Civil Rights Museum

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The Book & Author Series is a series of conversations with authors whose work focuses on the history of the American Civil Rights Movement or relevant current social issues whose roots lie within the struggle for freedom by people of color in America.  Each event is free and open to the public. 

Scheduled for 2022

February 2, 2023The Movement that Made Us by Dave Dennis, Sr. and Dave Dennis, Jr.


February 5, 2021Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 edited by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain


August 15, 2019Beale Street Dynasty by Preston Lauterbach


October 23, 2019How to be an Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi


November 14, 2019Force and Freedom: Black Abolitionists and the Politics of Violence by Kellie Carter Jackson


February 27, 2020 – Overground Railroad: The Green Book and Roots of Black Travel in America by Candacy Taylor


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