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2:00 pm

Kerri Greenidge presents BLACK RADICAL: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF WILLIAM MONROE TROTTER at the Boston Athenaeum

January 20, 2020 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Boston Athenæum, 10 ½ Beacon Street
Boston, MA United States

Registration is required Free and open to the public This long-overdue biography reestablishes William Monroe Trotter’s essential place next to Douglass, Du Bois, and King in the pantheon of American civil rights heroes. William Monroe Trotter (1872– 1934), though still virtually unknown to the wider public, was an unlikely American hero. With the stylistic verve […]

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Brooke Barker and Boaz Frankel present LET’S BE WEIRD TOGETHER at Porter Square Books

January 20, 2020 | 7:00 pm
Porter Square Books, 25 White Street
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States

Join us for a special event with Brooke Barker (Sad Animal Facts) and Boaz Frankel to celebrate the weirdness of love!! Weird meets weird—and the rest is history! This is a book about weird couples and the tiny two-person universes they create. It’s about accidentally wearing the exact same outfit. It’s about made-up songs. It’s about […]

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Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.