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Harlem Book Fair 2012

July 21, 2012

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Join us for the annual Harlem Book Fair, presented by Quarterly Black Review, with panels in the Langston Hughes Auditorium, book readings in the courtyard, and vendors on 135thStreet.


Don’t miss the teen book talk with author Ellis Cose at 3 pm in the American negro Theater as part of the Schombrug Center’s The End of Anger Summer Reading Series. Registration is still open. Sign-up at schomburged@nypl.org and pick up your FREE copy of The End of Anger. The End of Anger Reading Series has bee made possible by the Fletcher Foundation.

QBR The Black Book Review's Author Panels in the Langston Hughes Auditorium:

MY FAVORITE BOOK STORY: BRING YOUR STORY!
In Partnership with QBR The Black Book Review
11 am  –  12:15 pm
Hosts: Max Rodriguez, Founder - QBR The Black Book Review, The Harlem Book Fair; Roland Barksdale-Hall, Managing Editor - QBR The Black Book Review

AUTHOR TO AUTHOR: THE AFRICAN AMERICAN READER AND NEXT GENERATION PUBLISHING with ZANE, CHARMAINE R. PARKER, and CAROL MACKEY

12:30 pm  –  1:45 pm

WHO IS FAILING WHOM? BLACK MALES and THE AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM
2:00 pm  –  3:15 pm
Moderator: Dr. Carlton E. Brown, President, Clark Atlanta University
Panelists: Dr. Akil Khalfani (The Hidden Debate); Baruti Kafele (Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School and in Life); Dr. John Michael Lee, Jr. (The Educational Experience of Young Men of Color); Dr. Shaun Harper (Student Engagement in Higher Education)

DECISION 2012: RACE, DEMOCRACY and THE NEW JIM CROW
TIME:  3:30 pm  –  4:45 pm
Moderator: Peniel Joseph (Dark Days, Bright Nights: From Black Power to Barack Obama)
Panelists: Khalil Gibran Muhammad (The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America); Cornel West (Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism); Fredrick C. Harris (The Price of the Ticket: Barack Obama and Rise and Decline of Black Politics); Sonia Sanchez, author and activist (Shake Loose My Skin)

WHAT PASSES FOR FREEDOM: THE 150TH YEAR CELEBRATION OF THE EMANICIPATION PROCLAMATION
5:00p  –  6:15p
MODERATOR: Christopher Paul Moore (Fighting for America: Black Soldiers – The Unsung Heroes of World War II; The Black New Yorkers: 400 Years of African American History)
PANELISTS: Nell Irvin Painter (The History of White People), Obrey Hendricks, Jr. (The Universe Bends Toward Justice: Radical Reflections on the Bible, the Church, and the Body Politic); Farah Jasmine Griffin (Who Set You Flowin'?: The African-American Migration Narrative)

 

Also check out, the First Annual “Literacy Across Harlem” March.

 

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