Join us for a virtual conversation between writers Eddie Glaude and Imani Perry: BEGIN AGAIN & BREATHE on August 12 from 5-6 pm REGISTRATION REQUIRED, CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. Over the past nine months, Evanston Public Library has hosted dozens of...
Imani PerryAlso excited to talk to @esglaude about his prescient and brilliant book "Begin Again" for the Evanston Public Library tonight. We're going to talk about craft as well as content. Register here
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Imani PerryHappy Birthday James Weldon Johnson, author of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” w/composer brother Rosamond. If you’re so inclined, please check out my book “May We Forever Stand: A History of the Black National Anthem”
Lorraine Hansberry Speaks! 'The Black Revolution and the White Backlash' (Excerpt) Hansberry speaking on June 15, 1964 at town hall meeting held in New York ...
Imani PerryLorraine Hansberry's words from 1964 are appropriate today. You should understand WHY uprisings (riots) seem so essential when doing things "the right way" yield the same old death and destruction
A conversation with Tara Westover on the urban/rural divide
Imani PerryI find this piece deeply disturbing, notwithstanding all the praise. The U.S., and its divides, are not wholly defined by whiteness. Rural America is not all white. Cities don't "work" for poor folks in them.
Join us for the release of a new book by Imani Perry, author and Princeton professor. In Breathe: A Letter to My Sons, Perry explores the terror, grace, and ...
Imani PerryI had a spirit-nurturing conversation with my brilliant colleague, Pulitzer Prize winning poet and memoirist, Tracy K. Smith about Breathe: A Letter To My Sons at the Strand Bookstore/NYC. Here's the video