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    Book Discussion on Democracy in Black

    Eddie Glaude talked about his book Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul, in which he looks at the state of black America. He spoke at the 18th annual Harlem Book…

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    Elizabeth Nunez on Black Writers and Literature

    Elizabeth Nunez, English professor at Hunter College (CUNY), discusses black writers and the state of literature from the 18th annual Harlem Book Fair in New York City.

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    Diversity in Books

    Panelists talked about diversity in book publishing. Panelists included Sandra Michele Echols, president of the New York Black Librarians' Caucus; Stacy Whitman, publisher of Tu Books; children’s…

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    Harlem Book Fair Opening Remarks

    Max Rodriguez delivered opening remarks at the 18th annual Harlem Book Fair in New York City.

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    Panel Discussion on Race and Politics

    Panelists at the Harlem Book Fair talked about race and politics. Samuel Roberts is the author of Infectious Fear: Politics, Disease, and the Health Effects of Segregation, Nell Irvin Painter is the author…

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    Panel Discussion on Economics

    Panelists at the Harlem Book Fair talked about economics. Dalton Conley is the author of Being Black, Living in the Red: Race, Wealth, and Social Policy in America, William Tabb is the author of The…

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    Panel Discussion on African-American Identity

    Panelists at the Harlem Book Fair talked about African-American identity. Nell Irvin Painter is the author of The History of White People, Noliwe Rooks is the author of Hair Raising: Beauty, Culture, and…

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    Book Discussion on Gas Money

    Troy Lewis talked about his book Gas Money. In this memoir Troy Lewis tells stories of the tiny town of Saluda, Virginia, (population now 769) where he was born and raised and his service in the…

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    Book Discussion on Spectacle

    Pamela Newkirk discusses her book, Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga, with Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. “Pride and Prejudice: More…

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    2015 Harlem Book Fair

    Book TV aired live coverage of the 17th annual Harlem Book Fair from the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

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    Book Discussion on From the Block to the Boardroom

    Tracey Syphax, an ex-offender turned businessperson, talked about ending mass incarceration through educating the community on proper re-entry tools and entrepreneurship for former prisoners. “One on…

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    Panel Discussion on American Morality

    Panelists talked about contemporary moral and political questions, as well as James Baldwin’s statement that, “Any real change implies the breakup of the world as one has always known it, the loss of all that gave…

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    Panel Discussion on Multicultural Book Publishing

    Panelists talked about alternative approaches, including library acquisitions, alternative book distribution, book festivals, and developing the educational book market, to increase public awareness of…

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    Panel Discussion on the Black Arts Movement

    Panelists talked about the influence of the Black Arts Movement on contemporary literature. “The New Urban Aesthetics: The Black Arts Movement, Revised” was a panel at the 2014 Harlem Book Fair…

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    State of African-American Literature

    Malaika Adero talked about the state of African-American literature, as well as its history, significance, and traditions. “The State of African American Literature” was a talk at the 2014 Harlem…

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    2014 Harlem Book Fair Opening Remarks

    Max Rodriguez and Khalil Muhammad made opening and welcoming remarks at the beginning of session of the 2014 Harlem Book Fair at the Langston Hughes Auditorium in the New York Public…

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    Panel Discussion on Rosa Parks and Eslanda Robeson

    Authors Mary Frances Berry, Barbara Ransby, and Jeanne Theoharis talked about their books and about civil rights figures Rosa Parks and Eslanda Robeson. “Conversations in Black Freedom: Celebrating the…

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    Panel Discussion on Drugs

    Dr. Carl Hart, author of High Price: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society; and E.R. Shipp, author of Outrage: The Story Behind the Tawana…

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    Panel on African-American History

    Panelists talked about the political and economic progress made by African Americans since the March On Washington fifty years prior. They spoke about historical and contemporary factors that have influenced…

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    Panel Discussion on Science and Health

    Panelists talked about race, science, and health. Topics included the history of medical experimentation on African Americans, the complex connection between race and DNA, racial health disparities that present a…

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