The Big Read Kick Off with Peniel Joseph 2/5/15

The Big Read Kick Off with Peniel Joseph
Thursday, 02/05/2015 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
140127_13157_joseph026.jpgLyric Theater
819 NW Second Ave,
Miami, Florida 33136
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Cost: Free

Join us for a conversation with celebrated civil rights chronicler, Dr. Peniel E. Joseph, as we delve into the moral and ethical issues of our day. Dr. Joseph is Professor of History at Tufts University and the author of the award-winning Waiting ‘Til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America. He is a frequent national commentator on issues of race, democracy and civil rights who appears on C-SPAN’s Book TV, NPR, and PBS’s NewsHour. During the 2008 Democratic and Republican National Convention, Professor Joseph provided historical commentary for the PBS NewsHour. His most recent book is Stokely: A Life.
Presented in partnership with MDC Kendall Campus, The Black Archives History & Research Foundation of South Florida, Inc. and The Historic Lyric Theater Cultural Arts Complex in the Overtown neighborhood of Miami, and Books & Books.

Date: Thursday, February 5
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Lyric Theater, 819 NW Second Ave., Miami

All participants will receive a copy of When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka.

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