Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

    February 27, 2019

    7:30 pm To 9:30 pm

    Tressie McMillan Cottom’s debut collection of personal essays, Thick, mines for meaning everything from Saturday Night Live, LinkedIn, and BBQ Becky to sexual violence, infant mortality, and Trump rallies. In eight piercing pieces, McMillan Cottom reveals precisely how the political, the social, and the personal are almost always one and the same.Read more…

    Humanities Gateway 1030, UC Irvine Campus, Irvine, CA 92697

    February 28, 2019

    6:00 pm To 7:30 pm

    Natasha Trethewey is the Board of Trustees Professor of English at Northwestern University. Previously Professor Trethewey spent 15 years at Emory University, most recently as the Robert W. Woodruff Professor of English and Creative Writing.Read more…

    1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside, CA, USA

    February 28, 2019

    10:00 am To 2:00 pm

      Black Nerds Expo on Thursday, February 28 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM at MiraCosta College (1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056) is a space for attendees to explore and celebrate black comics, books, art, video games, and pop culture.Read more…