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  • 2013 AnisfieldWolf Book Awards
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    2013 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

    The 78th annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards were presented to books that have “made important contributions to our understanding of racism and our appreciation of the rich diversity of human…

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  • 2012 AnisfieldWolf Book Awards
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    2012 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

    The 77th annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards were presented to “books that have made an important contribution to society’s understanding of racism and diversity of human cultures.” Jury…

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  • emPosterityem
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    Posterity

    Ms. Lawson introduced several fellow authors, who read selected letters from her new book, Posterity: Letters of Great Americans to Their Children, published by Doubleday. Panelists, including…

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  • 90th Birthday Tribute to Dorothy West
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    90th Birthday Tribute to Dorothy West

    Author Dorothy West, the last survivor of the Harlem Renaissance, was honored during a celebration commemorating her 90th birthday and her work. Mr. Ogletree moderated the proceedings which…

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  • AfricanAmerican Literature Anthology
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    African-American Literature Anthology

    African-American literary figures and scholars gathered to celebrate the publication of the first Norton Anthology of African-American Literature. Henry Louis Gates and Nellie McKay…

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  • Black Culture and the Arts
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    Black Culture and the Arts

    Professor Gates talked about the Harlem Renaissance, black culture and its contribution to the arts in the past 25 years.

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