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Busboys Discussion with Authors of New Book on African American History

April 30, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Join Busboys and Poets at 6pm tonight, April 30 for virtual dinner and conversation with Dr. Keisha N. Blain, co-editor of Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019, and book contributors Dr. Pamela Newkirk and Dr. Joshua Bennett. Dr. Blain is an award-winning historian of the 20th century United States with broad interests and specializations in African American History, the modern African Diaspora, and Women’s and Gender Studies. She is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh and the president of the African American Intellectual History Society. She is currently a 2020-2021 fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University. She also serves as an editor for the Washington Post’s ‘Made by History’ section. Blain has published extensively on race, gender, and politics in both national and global perspectives. The featured book, Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019, is a number one New York Times bestseller. The book is about a chorus of extraordinary voices that tell the epic story of the 400-year journey of African Americans from 1619 to the present.

Hosted by Busboys and Poets CEO and Founder Andy Shallal with a special dinner guest each week, the virtual dinner party series is a perfect way to get an intellectually stimulating start to your weekend. Order your favorite meal and beverage from Busboys and Poets, set your table, and tune in for a special dinner with some of the most influential thought leaders of our time.


April 30, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT