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BERKELEY ARTS & LETTERS: Shaun King / Make Change: How to Fight Injustice, Dismantle Systemic Oppression, and Own Our Future
May 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm PDT$10 – $45
Berkeley Arts & Letters hosts activist and journalist Shaun King for his new book Make Change: How to Fight Injustice, Dismantle Systemic Oppression, and Own Our Future. Please join us!
Please note: This event is ticketed, and will take place at First Congregational Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley. Tickets, including discounted book bundles, are available in advance here.
Advance tickets are highly recommended — night-of tickets are not guaranteed. Unless otherwise noted here, general admission tickets will be available at the door.
As a leader of the Black Lives Matter movement, Shaun King has become one of the most recognizable and powerful voices on the front lines of civil rights in our time. In Make Change, King offers an inspiring look at the moments that have shaped his life and considers the ways social movements can grow and evolve in this hyper-connected era. He shares stories from his efforts leading the Raise the Age campaign and his work fighting police brutality, while providing a roadmap for how to stay sane, safe, and motivated even in the worst of political climates. By turns infuriating, inspiring, and educational, Make Change will resonate with those who believe that America can — and must — do better.
Shaun King was recently named by Time Magazine as one of the 25 most important people in the world online. He covers civil rights issues for the Intercept and is writer-in-residence at the Fair Punishment Project at Harvard Law School. Previously, King served as a pastor, teacher, and full time motivational speaker in Atlanta’s juvenile justice system. In 2019, King launched the media platform The North Star, which has hundreds of thousands of members and subscribers. His podcast The Breakdown has remained one of the most popular news and politics category on Apple with over 100k subscribers. He lives in Brooklyn with his family.
– Duration of event is subject to author’s preference.
– Signing and additional details coming soon.
– This event is all ages. Accessibility is important to us! If you have special needs of any kind, please write events AT booksmith DOT com and we will do our best to accommodate you.
– If you can’t attend the event but would like to request a signed copy of Make Change, order below and be sure to enter your request in the special field.