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6:00 pm

Dr. CRYSTAL FLEMING, author of How to Be Less Stupid About Race

October 29, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Rabb Hall, Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116 United States

Combining no-holds-barred social critique, humorous personal anecdotes, and analysis of the latest interdisciplinary scholarship on systemic racism, sociologist CRYSTAL FLEMING provides a fresh, accessible, and irreverent take on everything that's wrong with our "national conversation about race." Drawing upon critical race theory, as well as her own experiences as a queer black millennial college professor […]

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In Conversation: Authors JENNA BLUM and RANDY SUSAN MEYERS, Partners in Public Dialogue with VILNA SHUL and Old South Meeting House

October 29, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States

Cost: $18/conversation only or $38/conversation and signed copy of Blum’s book Tickets: https://vilnashul.org/events/event/Jenna-and-Randy More information: https://www.osmh.org/visit-us/events Join Boston’s center for Jewish culture, Vilna Shul, at Old South Meeting House for a conversation with local authors Jenna Blum and Randy Susan Meyers. New York Times Best Selling local author Jenna Blum will read from her new […]

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TOM CALVIN at Belmont Books

October 29, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Belmont Books, 79 Leonard Street
Belmont, MA 02478

Valley Forge is the riveting true story of a nascent United States toppling an empire. Using new and rarely seen contemporaneous documents—and drawing on a cast of iconic characters and remarkable moments that capture the innovation and energy that led to the birth of our nation—Drury and Clavin provide the definitive account of this seminal […]

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