This week and next, hear the frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books and author of Blackballed speak at events in New York City.
On Wednesday, January 14, at 7 p.m., Darryl Pinckney will be in conversation with Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, New York. In a wide-ranging discussion, Pinckney and Cotler will discuss the struggle for voting rights, the place of Jews in that struggle, and where the Black-Jewish relationship stands now, particularly amid recent civil rights protests in Missouri and New York.
On Thursday, January 15, at 6 p.m., The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will host a panel discussion about the fight for racial justice, featuring Isabel Wilkerson, Patricia J. Williams, Eric Foner, Mychal Denzel Smith, Darryl Pinckney, and moderated by the director of the Schomburg, Khalil Muhammad. The event is part of The Nation‘s 150th Anniversary celebration, and is not open to the public, but will be live streamed on thenation.com at 6 p.m. EST.
On Sunday, January 18, at 3 p.m., WNYC’s annual Martin Luther King Day celebration will return to the Apollo Theater, 253 West 125th Street, New York, for a special edition of the Apollo’s Uptown Hall series, which brings together Harlem audiences with scholars, community leaders, and activists, including Darryl Pinckney, to engage in conversation about King’s legacy and how his teachings affect us today. WNYC’s Brian Lehrer will co-host this event with television host Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry.
For more information, please visit our events page.