Events & News
Tue., Oct. 14, 2014
In Now I Know Who My Comrades Are, Emily Parker, a State Department policymaker with years of on-the-ground experience, tells the stories of dissidents from China, Cuba, and Russia. In all three countries, growing communities expose injustices, threatening governments that use fear as a tool of repression. These regimes now have a choice: become more open and accountable or fall victim to turmoil and instability. Now I Know Who My Comrades Are is a testament to the power of community in uncertain times.
Mon., Oct. 20, 2014
Pulitzer Prize-winner Clarence Page showcases his new column collection, CULTURE WORRIER: Selected Columns 1984 – 2014: Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change, published to coincide with the 30th anniversary of his first Chicago Tribune column. Page is held in high esteem not only for his wealth of knowledge and insight, but also for his incisive criticisms regarding society’s most pressing political and social issues. Join us as Mr. Page discusses his craft and perspective as one of the nation’s preeminent African-American writers and commentators on politics, pop culture, race and family.
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