Past Events

2018

May 27, 5-7 PM              First United Methodist Church, Maryville, TN. “Conversation Matters.” RSVP: robnjean@charter.net

May 26, 1-3 PM              Southland Books & Cafe, Maryville, TN.

May 8, 6:00 – 8:00 PM    New York Friends (Quaker) Meetinghouse, 15 Rutherford Place, New York NY 10003;                                                                     RSVP: racialusticenetwork@nyym.org.

May 7, 6:30 – 8:00 PM    Social Workers of European Descent Against Racism, NASW-NYC Chapter Office, 50 Broadway,                                                   Suite 1001, NYC 10004; RSVP: SWEDAR.NASW@gmail.com.

May 6                              First Presbyterian Church, 326 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell, NJ 07006.  10:00 AM Church service;                                                      11:30 AM Lunch and book discussion.  RSVP:  ddonker4@gmail.com.

                                        Caldwell NJ Story about David Billings May 6 20182018

April 28 11 AM – 3 PM   Memphis, TN Book Fair, Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar A

January 23 – Illinois Central College, Peoria, IL (two events)

January 22 – Peoria Public Library, Peoria, IL

January 22 – Bradley University, Peoria, IL

January 7, 11:00 AM: Oxford Unitarian Universalist Church, Oxford, MS

2017

December 29 – January 1, 2018:  Flowering Lotus Meditation & Undoing Racism Retreat, Magnolia, MS

December 10, 9:30 a.m.:  “Timely Topics,” St. Richard Catholic Church, Jackson, MS

December 3, 10:30 a.m.:  Over-the-Rhine Community Church, Cincinnati, OH

November 28, 7:00 p.m.: Child Advocates, Indianapolis, IN

November 12, 9:30 AM:  Trinity Episcopal Church, New Orleans, LA

November 10, 7-9 pm:  Northern Westchester Interfaith Council, Peekskill, NY

November 9: 7:30 – 9:00 pm:  Northern Westchester Interfaith Council, Katonah SPACE (Behind Katonah United Methodist Church, 44 Edgemont Rd, Katonah, NY

November 8: 1:00-4:00 pm: Campus Center Ballroom B, University of Masachusetts, Boston MA

November 6, 7:00 pm:  Fayerweather School, Cambridge, MA

November 5, 6:30 pm: First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Concord, MA (Event Listing)

October 30, 6:00 pm: Ferguson Public Library, Stamford, CT

October 12, 6:00-8:00 pm:  Community Book Event, Zero Station, 222 Anderson St, Portland, ME 04101

October 11, 5:00 – 7:00 pm:   Harvard Graduate School of Education, Boston, MA

October 3, 6:00 pm:  The New Roxy, Clarksdale MS (Event Listing)

September 15, 6:30 pm:  Haymarket People’s Fund, Boston, MA

September 13, 6:30 pm:  Undoing Racism Organizing Committee (UROC), Springfield MA

August 31: Interview with WNYC’s Leonard Lopate: http://www.wnyc.org/story/why-white-supremacy-persists

August 24: Broward County Human Services, Ft. Lauderdale Florida

August 20:  McComb History & Race: Conversation with Hollis Watkins Mohammad & David Billings, McComb MS

August 19: Mississippi Book Festival, Jackson, MS

August 13:  Interviews with French Press:  L’Echo; Liberation, and France 2 TV [about Charlottesville violence]

June 27:  Plainfield Quakeer Meeting House, Plainfield, NJ

June 26:  Park Slope United Methodist Church, Brooklyn NY

June 16:  Interview:  United Methodist News Service

May 31:  Next Generation Indie Book Awards:  Winner – Current Events/Social Change Category; Finalist – Multicultural Nonfiction; Finalist – Historical Nonfiction

May 16:  Interview with Enterprise-Journal, McComb, MS

May 4:  Interview with Mississippi Link, Jackson, MS

April 22:  Austin Community College, Austin, TX

April 12:  Interview with Karen Brown, Mississippi Public Radio

March 8: Hosted by Poughkeepsie Chapter – End The New Jim CrowFamily Partnership Center, Rm. L24, 29 N. Hamilton Street, Poughkeepsie NY

March 9: Hosted by the OneCommunity and the Long Island Network for Change (LINC). Temple Beth El of Huntington, 660 Park Ave, Huntington, NY 11743

February 19, Berkeley North Library, Berkeley CA (Co-sponsored by Berkeley Organizing Congregations for Action (BOCA))

February 19, The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, San Francisco CA (Co-sponsored by Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ-SF) and Berkeley Organizing Congregations for Action (BOCA))

February 15, Vancouver United Methodist Church, Vancouver, WA (Co-sponsored by People’s Institute NW, Black Lives Matter – Vancouver, and SURJ-Clark County)

February 14, St. Andrew Community Center, Portland, OR (Co-sponsored by People’s Institute Northwest, Black Lives Matter-Vancouver, and SURJ-PDX)

February 12, Plymouth Congregational Church, Seattle, WA (Co-sponsored by People’s Institute Northwest and European Dissent)

February 8, Reignite the Mission, Seattle University, Seattle WA

February 7, Kadima Reconstructionist Community, Seattle WA

February 3, Michigan State University Detroit Center, Detroit MI

January 26, Flyleaf BooksChapel Hill, NC

Co-sponsored by Flyleaf Books and the White Caucus of Orange OAR (Organizing Against Racism).

January 24, 2017 Westminster Presbyterian Church, Greensboro, NC

A January Session of the Doing Our Work 2016-2017 Series, a Fall-Spring monthly series of public talks sponsored by the White Caucus of the Guilford Anti-Racism Alliance (GARA)

Jan 15         Detroit Equity Action Lab (DEAL), Detroit, MI

2016

Dec 15 Parker Memorial United Methodist Church, New Orleans, LA
Dec 6 Oakhurst Presbyterian Church, Decatur, GA
Nov 29 Potters House Books, Washington, DC
Nov 29 Wm Penn House/Institute for Policy Studies, Washington, DC
Nov 28 Grand Army of the Republic Post 25/Sumner Hall, Chestertown, MD
Nov 18 Community Change Inc, Boston, MA
Nov 17 Undoing Racism Organizing Committee (ROC) & Coming Together, Amherst NY
Nov 15 Buffalo Street Books, Ithaca, NY
Nov 14 TST/BOCES, Ithaca, NY
Nov 10 Public School 374, Brooklyn, NY
Nov 9 New Brunswick Theological Seminary, New Brunswick, NJ
Nov 8 VCS/Rockland Community College, Suffern, NJ
Nov 6 Private event, Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, NY
Nov 5 Fourth Unitarian Society, Mohegan Lake, NY
Nov. 4 European Dissent, New York City
Nov 3 Unitarian-Universalist Congregation, Montclair, NJ
Nov 2 Antiracist Educators/Parents, Grace Church High School, New York City
Nov 2 Columbia University School of Social Work, New York City
Nov 1 Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York
Oct 31 AntiRacist Alliance, Community Church of NYC, New York City
Oct 31 Columbia University School of Social Work, New York City
Oct 18 Octavia Book Store, New Orleans, LA
Oct 17 Justice and Beyond, Christian Unity Church, New Orleans, LA
Oct 10 Ashé Center, New Orleans, LA
Oct 7 Launch of Deep Denial, McComb, MS