|WHO: Writer and civil and human rights activist Kevin Powell|
WHAT: Dr. King, White terrorism, and the Future of America
WHERE: Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/kevinpowellinbrooklyn and Clubhouse
WHEN: Friday, January 15, 8 p.m. EST
Civil and human rights activist Kevin Powell will host a live and interactive conversation, “Dr. King, White Terrorism, and the Future of America,” Friday, January 15, at 8 p.m. EST on Facebook Live and Clubhouse in celebration of the birthday and national holiday of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Powell’s latest and 14th book, When We Free The World, is available as paperback and ebook on Amazon, and audiobook and ebook on Apple Books, and has been covered by The New York Times, NPR, and Good Morning America.
Kevin Powell is one of the most prolific literary, political, cultural, and hip-hop voices in America. He is a poet, journalist, blogger, civil and human rights activist, public speaker, filmmaker, a former two-time candidate for the United States Congress in New York City, and author or editor of 14 books. His writings have appeared in many different publications through the years, including The Nation, British GQ, HuffPost, CNN, The Guardian, The New York Times Style Magazine, The Washington Post, Vibe, Utne Reader, Ebony, Complex, African Voices, The Baffler, NPR, Esquire, The Progressive, and elsewhere. Kevin’s critically acclaimed memoir, The Education of Kevin Powell: A Boy’s Journey into Manhood, is being adapted for the screen. His next book will be a biography of Tupac Shakur, the global pop culture and hip-hop icon. As a speaker Kevin has lectured widely across America and internationally in places like Japan, the United Kingdom, and Nigeria, West Africa; he has also been a visiting scholar at several colleges, including Stanford University, Dillard University, and James Madison University. Kevin lives in New York City, the planet of Brooklyn.
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