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Book Events in March - Oakland

Book Events in March - Oakland

Marcus Books Stores, our magnificent Black Book store group in the SF/Bay area, proudly presents the following events in March:

Friday, March 1st
6:30 pm
659 14th st. Oakland

Elaine Brown [The Condemnation of Little B]
...former chairman of the Black Panther Party and best selling author of 'A Taste of Power', turns her superb writing and thorough investigative abilities to an Atlanta murder; the conviction and life sentencing of a fourteen-year-old Black child, and the rush to condemn and demonize the alleged shooter by Atlanta's Black population. Don't miss this always provocative and entertaining author.

Saturday, March 7th
6:30 pm
659 14th st. Oakland

James McBride [Miracle at St. Anna; A Novel]
...(his) 'The Color of Water' was an international bestseller with more than 1.5 million copies sold just in the U.S. and nearly two years on the NY Times Bestseller list! He returns here with a remarkable and unforgettable novel about war, the bonds of love, and redemption....

Saturday, March 16th
6:30 pm
659 14th st. Oakland

Lani Guinier [The Miner's Canary]
Like the canary's distress which alerted miners to poison in the air, issues of race point to conditions in America that endanger us all...

Friday, March 22nd
6:30 pm
659 14th st. Oakland

Michael Datcher [Raising Fences: A Black Man's Love Story]
..(he) presents a powerful narrative that charts the dangerous social and racial minefield Black American men must ross every day in order to create loving, lasting communities....

This was excerpted from the Marcus Book Stores March 2002 calendar of Events mailer.

Let us know of events happening at you local African-American book store.
Remember to take a child with you to the book store or library.

Peace
"Guided by the Ancestors"


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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