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Friday September 16, 2016

Philadelphia, PA

National Constitution Center

•”CONSTITUTION DAY”   Admission to the museum is FREE for Constitution Day festival! Spots fill quickly—to make a reservation call Group Sales at 215-409-6800.

Event Time 1 PM

In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives – Publication date September 20, 2016 (Holt Books for Young Readers, Penguin Random House Audio)

Thursday September 22

New York City

Saturday September 24

Mount Vernon, NY

Mount Vernon Public Library

28 South First Avenue, Mt. Vernon, NY (914) 668-1840

•Friends of the Library Annual Meeting

Grace Greene Baker Community Room.


Thursday October 6  Saratoga Springs, NY

Friday October 7   Manchester, VT  7 PM


MONDAY OCTOBER 17     Cromwell, CT 

 Connecticut Council for the Social Studies Annual Fall Conference

•Radisson Crowne Plaza 100 Berlin Road Cromwell CT 06416

•Keynote Lunch Address and Afternoon Session with Teachers

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 11 Augusta, Maine 

Maine Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference

•Augusta Civic Center

•Keynote Address and Working Session on Using the Don’t Know Much About® series in classrooms



FRIDAY DECEMBER 2 Washington D.C. 11 AM

National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference

•Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, Washington, DC


TUESDAY DECEMBER 6 Baltimore, MD. 6:30 PM


Central Branch 

400 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

The Latest From My Blog

COMING IN SEPTEMBER 2016: “In the Shadow of Liberty”

The first prepublication reviews of “In the Shadow of Liberty” are in– “valuable” and “timely”

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“Two Societies, One Black, One White”

Nearly 50 years ago, the Kerner Commission investigating racial violence warned of “Two societies…separate and unequal” and highlighted “12 Grievances.” Number one was “police practices.”

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