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  • Influence of Race and Politics on Literature
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    Influence of Race and Politics on Literature

    From the 2018 National Black Writers Conference, authors discussed the influence of race and politics on literature.

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  • Author Discussion on Literature
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    Author Discussion on Literature

    From the 2018 National Black Writers Conference, authors discussed how literature can provide guidance and calm during challenging cultural and political times.

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  • Panel Discussion on Politics and Literature
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    Panel Discussion on Politics and Literature

    Panelists talked about politics and literature. Panelists included Edwidge Danticat, author of Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work; author Charles Johnson; and Victoria Chevalier,…

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  • Panel Discussion on Black Writers in the Digital Age
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    Panel Discussion on Black Writers in the Digital Age

    Panelists talked about black writers in the digital age. Panelists included author and journalist Farai Chideya; Akiba Solomon, editorial director of Colorlines; poet Tai Allen; Johnny Temple,…

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  • Panel Discussion on HipHop and Literature
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    Panel Discussion on Hip-Hop and Literature

    Panelists talked about hip-hop and literature. Panelists included MK Asante, author of Buck: A Memoir; Michael Eric Dyson, author of Know What I Mean?: Reflections on Hip Hop; James B. Paterson, author…

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  • The Role of Social Media Black Writers Take Literature to the Web
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    The Role of Social Media: Black Writers Take Literature to the Web

    A panel discussion was held on how black writers, publishers, and journalists use social media. Grace Aneiza-Ali moderated. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. “The Role…

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  • Black Writers in the Marketplace
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    Black Writers in the Marketplace

    Calvin Reid moderated a panel discussion on the state of the publishing industry for black writers. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. “Being Sold or Selling Ourselves: Black…

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  • The Impact of Popular Culture on Politics in Literature
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    The Impact of Popular Culture on Politics in Literature

    Panelists discussed the impact of popular culture on literature. Obery Hendricks moderated. They also responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. “The Impact of Popular Culture on Politics…

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  • Tavis Smiley on Books Media and Culture
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    Tavis Smiley on Books, Media, and Culture

    Author and talk show host Tavis Smiley talked about popular culture and publishing. Topics included the literature that has affected his life. He was interviewed by Esther Armah and responded to questions…

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  • Panel on Literary Activism
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    Panel on Literary Activism

    Patrick Oliver, Kalamu Ya Salaam, Dorothea Smartt, and Frank Wilderson discussed the use of literature to promote political causes and instigate change and transformation. Louis Reyes Rivera moderated.…

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  • Panel on Politics and Satire
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    Panel on Politics and Satire

    Herb Boyd, Thomas Bradshaw, Charles Edison and Major Owens discussed how current events are reflected in the writings of African Americans. Obery Hendricks moderated. Th panelists also responded to…

    413 views