W.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963) is a towering figure of the Black freedom struggle and one of the great intellectuals of the 20th century. The renowned philosopher and cultural theorist Kwame Anthony Appiah will share insights from his book “Lines of Descent: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Emergence of Identity.” Moderated by Raymond Lotta for Revolution Books. Join us for this important program during Black History Month.
Kwame Anthony Appiah is one of the world’s foremost philosophers. He is Professor of
His books include In My Father’s House: Africa in the Philosophy of Culture and Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers. He is the co-editor, with Henry Louis Gates, of Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.
Appiah draws from different disciplines and has also written three novels. He was past president of PEN American Center, which defends writers from persecution and attack. He writes “The Ethicist” weekly column for the New York Times Magazine.
This benefit evening takes place at Revolution Books, 437 Malcolm X Blvd./Lenox @ 132nd St. in Harlem. Take #2/3 to 135th. Street parking available.