Harlem Book Fair 2012

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Saturday, July 21, 2012 West 135th Street from Malcolm X Boulevard to Frederick Douglass Boulevard 11 a.m. to 6 p.m

ALL EVENTS FREE TO THE PUBLIC.

The annual Harlem Book Fair 2012, presented by Quarterly Black Review, with panels in the Langston Hughes Auditorium at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The HBF offers book readings in the courtyard, and vendors on 135th Street. Don’t miss the teen book talk with author Ellis Cose as part of the Schombrug Center’s The End of Anger Summer Reading Series.

Saturday, July 21 at 10 a.m.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | The New York Public Library

515 Malcolm X Boulevard | New York, NY 10037 | www.schomburgcenter.org

Join us for the annual Harlem Book Fair, presented by Quarterly Black Review, with panels in the Langston Hughes Auditorium, book readings in the courtyard, and vendors on 135thStreet.

Don’t miss the teen book talk with author Ellis Cose at 3 pm in the American negro Theater as part of the Schombrug Center’s The End of Anger Summer Reading Series. Registration is still open. Sign-up at schomburged@nypl.org and pick up your FREE copy of The End of Anger. The End of Anger Reading Series has bee made possible by the Fletcher Foundation.

QBR The Black Book Review’s Author Panels in the Langston Hughes Auditorium:

OUTSIDER IN: GORDON PARKS, THE BLACK IMAGE, and ART IN AMERICA In Partnership with nonradioMusic Studio-Lab Projects 11 am – 12:15 pm Moderator: Malaika Adero, Executive Editor, Atria/Simon&Schuster; Najee Dorsey, Founder, Black Art in America Panelists: Adger Cowens; Halima Taja; Shawn Walker; Howard Cash

AUTHOR TO AUTHOR: THE AFRICAN AMERICAN READER AND NEXT GENERATION PUBLISHING with ZANE, CHARMAINE R. PARKER, and CAROL MACKEY 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm

WHO IS FAILING WHOM? BLACK MALES and THE AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm Moderator: Dr. Carlton E. Brown, President, Clark Atlanta University Panelists: Dr. Akil Khalfani (The Hidden Debate); Baruti Kafele (Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School and in Life); Dr. John Michael Lee, Jr. (The Educational Experience of Young Men of Color); Dr. Shaun Harper (Student Engagement in Higher Education)

DECISION 2012: RACE, DEMOCRACY and THE NEW JIM CROW TIME: 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm Moderator: Peniel Joseph (Dark Days, Bright Nights: From Black Power to Barack Obama) Panelists: Khalil Gibran Muhammad (The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America); Cornel West (Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism); Fredrick C. Harris (The Price of the Ticket: Barack Obama and Rise and Decline of Black Politics); Sonia Sanchez, author and activist (Shake Loose My Skin)

WHAT PASSES FOR FREEDOM: THE 150TH YEAR CELEBRATION OF THE EMANICIPATION PROCLAMATION 5:00p – 6:15p MODERATOR: Christopher Paul Moore (Fighting for America: Black Soldiers – The Unsung Heroes of World War II; The Black New Yorkers: 400 Years of African American History) PANELISTS: Nell Irvin Painter (The History of White People), Obrey Hendricks, Jr. (The Universe Bends Toward Justice: Radical Reflections on the Bible, the Church, and the Body Politic); Farah Jasmine Griffin (Who Set You Flowin’?: The African-American Migration Narrative)