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THE BURDEN book launch at the Wright Museum

Book Launch!
6:30pm, Thursday, February 1st, 2018
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 East Warren Ave., Detroit, MI 48201 | Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Tickets: $25. Purchase here.

Please join Rochelle Riley and her special guests, New York Times investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, the nation’s preeminent writer on racial segregation and a MacArthur Fellow, and Pulitzer-Prize winning columnist Leonard Pitts, Jr., the author of the lauded books "Freeman" and "Grant Park" and national lecturer and speaker, for a presentation of excerpts from, and a conversation about, The Burden and its subject: How slavery’s aftermath continues to diminish the lives of black Americans today.

Date
Thursday, February 1, 2018
6:30pm
Venue
Charles H. Wright Museum
315 East Warren Ave.
Detroit MI

The Burden

African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery

Edited by Rochelle Riley
Foreword by Nikole Hannah-Jones

Examines the continued emotional, economic, and cultural enslavement of African Americans in the twenty-first century.

Hardback
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814345146
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814345153