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Featured: Black Interest

Praise Song for the Butterflies

A young woman must learn to love and trust again after experiencing the brutality of ritual servitude in West Africa.

Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman I Pretended to Be

The powerful memoir of a female African American advertising executive’s unprecedented and unlikely success, which began in the Mad Men era.

A History of the African-American People (Proposed) by Strom Thurmond, as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid (A Novel)

Veteran authors Everett and Kincaid present an uproarious send-up of one of America’s most controversial American icons.

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Glen E. Friedman — Rough Trade NYC

12/14/23, 6:30pm

Glen E. Friedman presents Just a Minor Threat with special guests Brian Baker (Minor Threat) and Lyle Preslar (Minor Threat); moderated by Johnny Temple

Olatunde Osinaike – Hungry Brain (Chicago, IL)

12/18/23, 6:30pm

Olatunde Osinaike presents Tender Headed at Sunday Reading Series: Poetry, Prose & Cocktails; with special guest I.S. Jones

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