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  • emMy Life and an Era Buck Colbert Franklinem
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    My Life and an Era: Buck Colbert Franklin

    Professor Franklin and his son, John Whittington Franklin talked about the book they co-edited, My Life and an Era: The Autobiography of Buck Colbert Franklin. The book is about the life of…

  • After Words with Jabari Asim
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    After Words with Jabari Asim

    Jabari Asim talked about his book The N Word: Who Can Say It, Who Shouldn’t, and Why, published by Houghton Mifflin. In his book Mr. Asim describes the historical underpinnings of the…

  • emA Matter of Law  Equal Rightsem
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    A Matter of Law: Equal Rights

    Judge Carter talked about his memoir A Matter of Law: A Memoir of Struggle in the Cause of Equal Rights, published by New Press. He talked about his life as a black man born into a culture…

  • emWalking with the Windem
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    Walking with the Wind

    Representative John Lewis talked about his book Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement, published by Harvest Books. He described the history and impact of the 1963 March on…

  • emBrothers in Armsem
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    Brothers in Arms

    Mr. Abdul-Jabbar, former professional basketball player, talked about the book he co-authored, Brothers in Arms: The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII’s Forgotten Heroes,…

  • emMy Soul Looks Back in Wonderem
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    My Soul Looks Back in Wonder

    Mr. Williams talked about his book My Soul Looks Back in Wonder: Voices of the Civil Rights Experience, published by Sterling. The book is part of the Voices of Civil Rights project, a…

  • emNot Guilty 12 Black Men Speak Outem
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    Not Guilty: 12 Black Men Speak Out

    Mr. Asim led a discussion of the book he edited, Not Guilty: 12 Black Men Speak Out on Law, Justice, and Life, published by Amistad Press. Mr. Asim was joined by two contributors to the…