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Featured: Black Interest

Revolutionary Threads: Rastafari, Social Justice, and Cooperative Economics

An American Rasta’s retelling of episodes in American history with an anti-colonial thrust and a view toward charting a brighter future.

I Am a Promise

An inspiring children’s picture book about the indomitable spirit of Jamaican six-time Olympic medal winner Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce.

Drifting

This mesmerizing, lyrical debut explores the lives of Haitian families aspiring to escape hardship and an earthquake’s devastation.

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Upcoming Events

Glen E. Friedman — Rough Trade, Brooklyn, NY

6/26/19, 7:00pm

Glen E. Friedman presents Keep Your Eyes Open and DogTown in conversation with Fugazi’s Guy Picciotto; moderated by Jason Diamond from Vol. 1 Brooklyn.

Jaime Manrique — The Center for Fiction, Brooklyn, NY

6/26/19, 7:00pm

PRIDE IN VERSE: Spotlighting International LGBTQ Poets. LGBTQ+ poets Rigoberto González, Jaime Manrique (Like This Afternoon Forever), Raquel Salas Rivera, Brenda Shaughnessy, and Yanyi will have a candid conversation on queerness, acceptance, identity, and community. They will also read from their works. More details and ticketing information at the Center for Fiction website [here].

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