THEY CAN'T KILL US ALL by Wesley Lowery

November 15, 2016
They Can't Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement By Wesley Lowery Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316312479
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 15th, 2016


February 9, 2016

April Ryan, Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., Wes Moore, and L. Douglas Wilder discussed the state of race in America at Busboys & Poets' Brookland location on Tuesday, February 9, 2016.

Ryan moderates a panel of distinguished figures, including Eddie S. Glaude Jr., professor of religion and chair of Princeton’s Center for African-American Studies, author of Democracy in Black and the Oxford Very Short Introduction to African American Religion; Wes Moore, an Army veteran, former Rhodes Scholar, author of The Other Wes Moore, The Work, several books for young adults, and the founder of STAND!, an organization that works with Baltimore youth involved in the criminal justice system; and L. Douglas Wilder, Virginia’s first elected African American governor (1989-1994) who, since leaving public office, has served as an adjunct professor of public policy at Virginia Commonwealth University, and published Son of Virginia, his autobiography.


April 19, 2015

Phyllis Leffler and Julian Bond spoke about his book, Black Leaders on Leadership, at Politics & Prose on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

Co-directors of the University of Virginia Explorations in Black Leadership Project, Bond, long-time activist, former chair of the NAACP, first president of the Southern Poverty Law Center, and former Georgia State Legislator, and Leffler, UVA history professor and director of the school’s Institute for Public History, profile a wide range of black leaders, using the stories of individuals including John Lewis, Angela Davis, Amiri Baraka, Eleanor Holmes Norton, and many others to paint a wider picture of how leadership grows from socio-cultural tensions and the historic struggle against racism and inequality.

Black Leaders on Leadership: Conversations with Julian Bond (Palgrave Studies in Oral History) By P. Leffler Cover Image
ISBN: 9781137342508
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Published: Palgrave MacMillan - December 4th, 2014