Author Discussion on Biography
This event was part of the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.
Four authors talked about biography and their books on the lives of legendary African Americans. The participants were David Blight, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom; Jeffrey Stewart, The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke; Raymond Arsenault, Arthur Ashe: A Life; and Ron Rapoport, Let’s Play Two: The Legend of Mr. Cub, the Life of Ernie Banks.
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David W. Blight Professor Yale University->History Department
- Marcus Anthony Hunter Associate Professor University of California, Los Angeles->Sociology
- Ron Rapoport Author
Raymond Arsenault Professor University of South Florida, St. Petersburg->History
Jeffrey Stewart Author
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