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In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives – Published on September 20, 2016 by Holt Books and Penguin Random House Audio



•Middle States Council for the Social Studies (MSCSS) Annual Conference

Conference details and registration information

The Westin, Tyson’s Corner  Tyson’s Corner, VA.

•”Stop Hiding Our History” Presentation; Details TBA




Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) 

Information and directions to BMCC

HERStory Month- “In the Shadow of Liberty: Ona Judge, the Woman Who Challenged the Most Powerful Man in America: George Washington.”


•APRIL 3-6

•Texas Library Association Annual Conference

Dallas, Texas

•Information on Authors and Scheduled Appearances


•JULY 19-23 

International Literary Association (ILA) Annual Conference

Information about ILA

Austin, Texas



Please watch this page for announcements of future public speaking events timed to the publication of my forthcoming book More Deadly Than War: The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu and the First World War, scheduled for publication on May 15, 2018.

More Deadly Than War: The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu and World War I -Coming MAY 2018










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