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    Impolite Conversations

    Cora Daniels talked about her book, Impolite Conversations: On Race, Politics, Sex, Money, and Religion, in which she shares her opinions on such topics as money, religion, politics, race,…

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    Root and Branch

    Rawn James profiles Charles Hamilton Houston, the first African American on the Harvard Law Review and dean of Howard University Law School and his student Thurgood Marshall, valedictorian of his class in…

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    Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

    Matthew Briones briefly spoke about his book that reports on the life of Charles Kikuchi, a Japanese American who was sent to an internment camp alongside 100,000 other Japanese Americans…

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    Re-Defining Black Power

    Joanne Griffith examines the Obama administration and questions whether the president has sufficiently answered many of the issues facing the black community. For the book she edited, Ms.…

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    Sister Citizen

    Melissa Harris-Perry, political science professor at Tulane University, argues that negative stereotypes of African-American women affect their political engagement. The author examines these…

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    Age of Greed

    Jeff Madrick profiled the men whose ideas he argues were responsible for current economic problems. He responded to questions from members of the audience at Hue-Man Bookstore & Cafe in New…

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    Never in My Wildest Dreams

    Journalist Belva Davis recalled her nearly five-decade career. Born during the Great Depression in Louisiana and raised in Oakland’s projects, Ms. Davis was the first black female news…

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    Walk in My Shoes

    Andrew Young talked about his life and career, which included civil rights activism as an adviser to Martin Luther King, Jr., mayor of Atlanta, Georgia, and U.S. ambassador to the United…

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    A More Unbending Battle

    Peter Nelson talked about his book A More Unbending Battle: The Harlem Hellfighters' Struggle for Freedom in WWI and Equality at Home, published by Basic Civitas Books. The 369th Infantry Regiment was the…

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    Now the Hell Will Start

    Brendan Koerner spoke about his book Now the Hell Will Start in which he recounted the life of Herman Perry, an African-American GI that was sent to South Asia in 1943 as one of many African-American…

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    The Race Card

    Richard Thompson Ford talked about his book The Race Card: How Bluffing About Bias Makes Race Relations Worse, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Mr. Ford examined charges of racism…

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    Hip-Hop Revolution

    Jeffrey Ogbar talked about his book Hip-Hop Revolution: The Culture and Politics of Rap, published by University Press of Kansas. In his book Professor Ogbar examines the history of hip-hop…

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    An Unbroken Agony

    Randall Robinson talked about his book An Unbroken Agony: Haiti, from Revolution to the Kidnapping of a President, published by Basic Civitas. In his book Mr. Robinson covers the history of…

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    Ghettonation

    Cora Daniels talked about her book Ghettonation: A Journey into the Land of Bling and Home of the Shameless, published by Doubleday. In her book she writes that the ghetto lifestyle…

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    Know What I Mean? Reflections on Hip Hop

    Professor Dyson talked about his book, Know What I Mean?: Reflections on Hip Hop. He chronicled hip hop culture through the years. Topics included nomenclature, forbidden words, the issues vented…

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    Twice as Good

    Marcus Mabry talked about his biography, Twice as Good: Condoleezza Rice and Her Path to Power, published by Rodale Books. The book brings together the public persona and the private side of…

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    Harvard Rules

    Mr. Bradley talked about his book Harvard Rules: The Struggle for the Soul of the World’s Most Powerful University, published by HarperCollins. The book explored the policies, leadership, and…

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    My Life Booksigning

    Former President Bill Clinton held his second public booksigning for his memoir My Life at the Hue-Man Bookstore and Café in Harlem on the day of the book’s release.

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