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As President Obama makes his way through his second historic white House term, the issue of race and the African American agenda will continue to be a hot topic of discussion. Redefining Black Power’s editor, Joanne Griffith has closely followed the Obama presidency and its impact on black America.
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UPCOMING EVENTS IN 2013
Wednesday February 13th, 2013 — 7-9pm
KPCC’s Crawford Family Forum
474 South Raymond Ave
Pasadena, CA, 91105
Redefining Black Power’s Editor, Joanne Griffith moderates a Community Cinema screening of The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights
. Free screening and conversation with the documentary’s executive producer, Bonnie Boswell Hamilton. RSVPs required – admission is free
Thursday May 10th, 2012, 12-2pm
Chabot College welcomes Joanne Griffith as she discusses the Redefining Black Power project and the use of historical archive as an anchor for contemporary discussions on the current U.S. political landscape leading up to the 2012 presidential election.
Chabot College is located at 25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA, 94545
Saturday May 12th, 2012, 6-8pm
Marcus Books, Oakland
Editor Joanne Griffith returns to Marcus Books to continue the provocative conversation around “Activism in the Age of Obama” at the historic Marcus Books
in Oakland. The focus turns to Youth and Social Justice in the Age of Obama, with discussions on the Travyon Martin case, educational attainment and gang culture. Guests include Refa One
from Oakland based youth outreach organization, Aerosoul Art
Marcus Books is located at 3900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland, CA 94609. For more information, please call 510-652-2344
Thursday, February 2nd, 7-9pm
Los Angeles, CA: Eso Won Books
Eso Won Books welcomes editor Joanne Griffith and guests for a discussion about “Race and Education in the Age of Obama” and her new book, Redefining Black Power. Griffith’s guests include Dr. Shani Byard, Executive Director of Message Media Ed., School of Black Leadership in the Digital Age and Chris J. Hickey, Executive Director of Each One, Teach One.
Eso Won Books is located at 4331 Degnan Blvd., in the Leimert Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. For more information, please call 323-290-1048.
Wednesday, February 8th, 7:00 pm
San Francisco, CA: Museum of the African Diaspora
The Museum of the African Diaspora and City Lights Publishers present an evening in conversation with international journalist and editor of the new book Redefining Black Power: Reflections on the State of Black America, Joanne Griffith.
The event will be held at the Museum of the African Diaspora, located at 685 Mission Street (at Third), San Francisco, CA 94105. MoAD admission is $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and students, kids under 12 and members are free.
Thursday, February 9th, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Oakland, CA: Marcus Books
Editor Joanne Griffith and guests discuss “Activism in the Age of Obama” at the historic Marcus Books
. Guests include Hodari Davis, National Program Director for Youth Speaks with Dereca Blackmon, social justice activist and founder of Aya Solutions.
Marcus Books is located at 3900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland, CA 94609. For more information, please call 510-652-2344.
Thursday, February 16th, 6:30-8pm
Washington DC: Busboys and Poets
Joanne Griffith, editor of the new book Redefining Black Power: Reflections on the State of Black America, discusses “The Meaning of Black Power in the Age of Obama” at Busboys and Poets with SNCC activists Courtland Cox, who served as Director of the Minority Business Development Agency under President Clinton and Freddie Greene Biddle.
Busboys and Poets is located at 2021 14th St NW in Washington DC. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Tuesday, February 21st, 7-9pm
New York, NY: The Brecht Forum
Editor Joanne Griffith moderates an all female panel on “Women and Media in the Age of Obama”. Guests include Esther Armah, author, playwright and host of WBAI’s ‘WakeUp Call’, writer and cultural critic, Michaela angela Davis and Akiba Solomon, author, journalist and columnist with Colorlines.com and
The Brecht Forum is located at 451 West Street in New York. Cal(212) 242-4201 or Email: brechtforum at brechtforum.org for more information.
Thursday, February 23rd, 6:00 p.m.
New York, NY: Hue-Man Bookstore
Hue-Man Bookstore welcomes editor Joanne Griffith of the new book Redefining Black Power, and guests discussing “The African American Man in the Age of Obama.” Guests include Byron Hurt, filmmaker and director of “Soul Food Junkies” & Marc Anthony Neal, professor of Black Popular Culture at Duke University.
Hue-Man Bookstore and Café is located at 2319 Frederick Douglass Blvd., New York, NY 10027. For more information, please call 212-665-7400.