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Celebrating Black History Month

Join us in celebrating Black History Month by browsing through titles by Octavia Butler, Alice Walker, Paul Robeson, Jr., and more in the collection below!

blog — February 27

The First 100 Days of Trump

Everyone’s got a different way of coping with the Trump presidency. Some resist, some make fun on the internets, some prefer to hide under the nearest rock. Retired physician Nora Morgenstern has taken a different approach. Jarred by an act of hate speech that occurred soon after the election, Morgenstern resolved to write an open letter to the President. And then another. And another. And another . . . .

After participation in the Women’s March, Morgenstern decided she’d keep going through the first 100 days of the Presidency—to create both a historical record and a personal journal. Here’s one entry from the 25th, on fascism, CPAC, and geese. Check back at Morgenstern’s HuffPo index page to find more daily letters!

The eccentric fictional worlds of authors Valeria Luiselli and Guadalupe Nettel come alive on the ALOUD stage as these two leading voices in contemporary Mexican literature meet to share recent work.
Los Angeles, CA
Mark Taper Auditorium, Central Library, Los Angeles
Noam Chomsky has offered wisdom to the world in many capacities, as a linguist, philosopher, political theorist and more. But how does Chomsky wrap his head around today's political landscape and rhetoric?
New York, NY
Celeste Bartos Forum, New York Public Library

He had dark gray eyes that roamed without care over the walls and ceiling in a vague reverie, showing that nothing interested him and nothing worried him.