• My Nearest City

    Zoom Room Virtual event: 6:00 pm CT/7:00 pm ET

    April 20, 2021

    4:00 pm To 5:30 pm

    BLATANT is a forum and live zine series authored and facilitated by Independent curator and cultural strategist Ashara Ekundayo that centers the lived experiences and radical imagination of Black womxn artists and cultural workers creating across discipline and geography. Read more…

    Virtual event: 2:00 pm CT/3:00 pm ET

    April 20, 2021

    12:00 pm To 1:00 pm

    The 2021 Festival of Books is pleased to present the host of CNN Tonight with Don Lemon  — America’s only Black prime-time anchor — brings an urgent, deeply personal, riveting plea, he shows us all how deep our problems lie, and what we can do to begin to fix them.… Read more…

    Virtual event: 7:00 pm CT/8:00 pm ET

    April 21, 2021

    5:30 pm To 6:30 pm

    The author of How to Be an Antiracist, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, the 2020-2021 Book in Common, will participate in a conversation moderated by Dr. Kim Jaxon, Professor of English at Chico State, and Associated Students’ President and Agricultural Science and Education major, Bre Holbert. Read more…

    LA Times Facebook page, YouTube, Twitter: 9:00 pm CT/10:00 pm ET

    April 21, 2021

    7:00 pm To 8:00 pm

    Former President Barack Obama will join the Los Angeles Times Community Book Club April 21 to discuss his memoir “A Promised Land” with filmmaker Ava DuVernay In his critically-acclaimed and bestselling memoir, former President Obama takes readers inside his improbable journey: from his political awakening as a freshman at Occidental… Read more…

    Virtual event: 10:00 am CT/11:00 am ET

    April 22, 2021 To April 23, 2021

    8:00 am To 3:30 pm

    The Boston Comics in Color Festival (BCICF) is an exciting, family-friendly virtual event for all ages focusing on creators of color and stories by and about people of color. There will be streaming live panels and workshops with working creators. Read more…