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Scheduled Appearances

400 Years of Black History

Crosscut Festival 2021
Wed May 5, 2021 | 5:00pm

The tragic and triumphant four-hundred-year history of Black American experience. 

Black man with long, thin dreadlocks pulled back into a low ponytail, wearing a checked button-down shirt and grey blazer shits at a table covered with a cream tablecloth against a grey background
Black woman wearing glasses with long, dark braids with a few blonde braids in front smiles at the camera. She is wearing a dark blazer and her background is the inside of a living room
A brown-skinned woman with long dark hair wearing an orange pantsuit sits on a white seat with her arms and legs crossed and smiles at the camera.
Featuring: Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, Dr. Keisha N. Blain, Soledad O'Brien

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About the Festival

The Cascade PBS Ideas Festival brings together journalists, newsmakers, and innovators from around the country to talk about the issues that are animating our cultural conversations. The festival includes live recordings of television and podcasts from The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Pushkin, NPR and PBS; as well as community meetups, meet-and-greets, food trucks, DJs, and more.

The Cascade PBS Ideas Festival will take place May 4, 2024, at the Amazon Meeting Center, 2031 Seventh Ave. Seattle, WA 98121.

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