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Upcoming Event February 6, 2024

On Blackness and Belonging: Reflections on Racism in Canada and the United States


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Debra Thompson in conversation with Vershawn Young

Debra Thompson’s memoir, The Long Road Home, provides an uncompromising account of how racism slips and mutates across the Canada-US border.  An associate professor of political science at McGill and born and raised in Canada, Debra brings a perspective from having lived in both countries. Join Debra in conversation with Vershawn Young, an American-born writer, actor, lawyer, and professor of Black Studies at the University of Waterloo. 

Cosponsored by Edmonton Public Library, PEN Canada, Toronto Public Library, Vancouver Public Library

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This is a free event and no registration is required.

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