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    by Margaret Kimberley
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Margaret Kimberley [CANCELED]

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Prejudential:
Black America and the Presidents

Please Note: This event has been canceled
We hope to reschedule

Date

Feb
28
Friday
February 28, 2020
7:00 PM

Location

Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Tickets

This event is free; no tickets are required.

UPDATE

This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience, and we hope to reschedule.


Harvard Book Store and Mass Humanities welcome MARGARET KIMBERLEY—editor and senior columnist for Black Agenda Report—for a discussion of her book, Prejudential: Black America and the Presidents.

About Prejudential

Prejudential is a concise, authoritative exploration of America’s relationship with race and black Americans through the lens of the presidents who have been elected to represent all of its people.

Throughout the history of the United States, numerous presidents have left their legacies as slaveholders, bigots, and inciters of racial violence, but were the ones generally regarded as more sympathetic to the plight and interests of black Americans—such as Lincoln, FDR, and Clinton—really much better? And what of all the presidents whose relationship with black America is not even considered in the pages of most history books? Over the course of 45 chapters—one for each president—Margaret Kimberley enlightens and informs readers about the attitudes and actions of the highest elected official in the country. By casting sunlight on an aspect of American history that is largely overlooked, Prejudential aims to increase awareness in a manner that will facilitate discussion and understanding.

Praise for Prejudential

"Margaret Kimberley gives us an intellectual gem of prophetic fire about all the U.S. presidents and their deep roots in the vicious legacy of white supremacy and predatory capitalism. Such truths seem more than most Americans can bear, though we ignore her words at our own peril!" —Cornel West, author of Race Matters

Margaret Kimberley
Margaret Kimberley

Margaret Kimberley

Margaret Kimberley is a New York–based writer and activist for peace and justice issues. Dr. Cornel West has called her "one the few great truth tellers who, along with Glen Ford, Adolph Reed, Jr. and Bruce Dixon, preserved her integrity during the Obama years." She has been an Editor and Senior Columnist for Black Agenda Report since its inception in 2006. Her work has appeared in the Dallas Morning News, Consortium News, American Herald Tribune and CounterPunch. She is a contributor to the anthology, In Defense of Julian Assange. She is a graduate of Williams College and lives in New York City.

Harvard Book Store
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Mass Humanities

Mass Humanities conducts and supports programs that use history, literature, philosophy, and the other humanities disciplines to enhance and improve civic life in Massachusetts. Learn more at masshumanities.org.

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