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  • Life with Michael Manley
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    Life with Michael Manley

    Beverly Manley talked about her autobiography, The Manley Memoirs (Ian Randle Publishers) with Vinette Price. The book is also the story of her marriage to Michael Manley, former Jamaican Prime…

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  • Harlem Book Fair
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    Harlem Book Fair

    Live coverage from the 10th annual Harlem Book Fair included: Schedule of Coverage: 11:15 am - 12:30 pm ET - 40 Years of African American Publishing panel 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm ET - James…

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  • James Baldwins Literary Legacy
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    James Baldwin's Literary Legacy

    A panel discussion was held to recognize James Baldwin (1924-1987) and his place within the American literary canon. After the presentations, the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Moderator Herb…

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  • Abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade to the US
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    Abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade to the U.S.

    Howard Dodson moderated a panel discussion on the bicentennial of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade to the United States. David Eltis talked about the database he helped compile:…

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  • Mississippi Freedom Riders
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    Mississippi Freedom Riders

    Eric Etheridge talked about his book Breach of Peace: Portraits of the 1961 Mississippi Freedom Riders (Atlas, May 23, 2008). On May 4, 1961, civil rights activists later called Freedom Riders began riding buses into the segregated…

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  • Mississippi Freedom Riders
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    Mississippi Freedom Riders

    Former Freedom Riders spoke about the Mississippi freedom rides during the Civil Rights Era, their experiences during and since the events of 1961, race relations and presidential election…

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  • Bicentennial of the Abolition of Transatlantic Slave Trade to the US
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    Bicentennial of the Abolition of Transatlantic Slave Trade to the U.S.

    The panel talked about the Transatlantic Slave Trade in relative and contemporary frameworks. They reviewed recent advancements, specifically the creation of several datasets that are…

    206 views
  • AfricanAmerican Publishing
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    African-American Publishing

    Publishers talked about the history of African-American publishing. Topics included the longer than 40-year history of black publishing, the current preponderance of urban literature, the societal effect of…

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  • Forty Years of African American Publishing
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    Forty Years of African American Publishing

    The panel talked about the development, challenges, and direction of African American Publishing. They focused on the implications of publishers focusing on "urban publishing". “40 Years of…

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  • State of Civil Rights
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    State of Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about the State of Civil Rights. They talked about the "post-Civil Rights generation", or the people who were born after the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. They argued…

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  • State of Civil Rights
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    State of Civil Rights

    Keli Goff, political commentator and author (Party Crashing: How the Hip-Hop Generation Declared Political Independence), and author Edgar J. Ridley (The Golden Applie: Changing the Structure of…

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  • Harlem Book Fair Open Phones
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    Harlem Book Fair Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the Harlem Book Fair while various scenes of the vendor tents were shown.

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  • Harlem Book Fair Open Phones
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    Harlem Book Fair Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the state of Civil Rights in the U.S.

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