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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.

Thursday, February 1, 2018
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.

Published: July 2020
ISBN: 9780814348314
Published: July 2020
ISBN: 9780814345153