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How to Fight a Nazi

October 4, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MIT Comm Forum, 33 Mass Avenue, Building 3, Floor 2
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Christian Picciolini was 14 when he became a Neo-Nazi skinhead. He denounced eight years later and dedicated himself to helping others disengage from extremist groups. Picciolini has done peace advocacy work for more than a decade and in 2018, he founded the Free Radicals Project, a nonprofit dedicated to transitioning former extremists. He has conducted more than […]

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MITALI PERKINS at Belmont Books

October 4, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Belmont Books, 79 Leonard Street
Belmont, MA 02478

Join us as Mitali Perkins discusses her novel, You Bring the Distant Near. A 2017 National Book Award Longlist Title with six starred reviews A School Library Journal's Best Books of 2017 A New York City Public Librariy's Notable 50 Best Books for Teens South Asia Book Award Winner This elegant young adult novel captures the immigrant experience […]

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