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    Ida B. Wells

    Smith College Africana Studies Professor Paula Giddings talked about anti-lynching activist and civil rights pioneer Ida B. Wells. She discussed Wells' career as a journalist and newspaper…

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    2017 National Book Awards

    Book TV presented coverage of the 68th annual National Book Awards, which included awards for non-fiction, fiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. Also, honored was novelist Annie…

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    20th Century Panel

    Authors talked about their biographies. Jim Newton moderated a discussion with the authors on topics including telling history through character development and choosing a biographical subject. The…

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    Ida: A Sword Among Lions

    Paula Giddings talked about her book Ida: A Sword Among Lions, Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching, published by Amistad. Ida B. Wells (1862-1931), born to slaves in Mississippi,…

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