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Book Talk

  • Busboys and Poets - Takoma 235 Carroll Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20012 United States (map)

Paul Ortiz will discuss his new book, An African American and Latinx History of the United States, at Busboys and Poets in Takoma, D.C. on Sunday, Feb. 4 from 6:30 — 8:00 pm. 

"African American and Latinx History of the United States provides an essential frame for understanding how freedom struggles dating back to the eighteenth century inform today’s entrenched inequality and systemic racism across diasporas. This is a necessary text for reconceptualizing American history, and Ortiz meticulously establishes the historical precedent for multiethnic coalition building that extends beyond geographical borders to restore dignity and architect descriptive and substantive representation.” —Sonja Diaz, executive director, UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative. 

This event is co-sponsored by Teaching for Change as part of Black Lives Matter Week of Action in Schools. Learn more.