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History Talk: 'The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture & The San Domingo Revolution'

2018 is the 80th year of publication of "The Black Jacobins," about the only successful revolution by enslaved peoples in history.

Join Dr. Mychal Matsemela-Ali Odom for a discussion of this timeless classic of revolution and of liberation theory, and of C.L.R. James, the political philosopher and giant of the Black radical tradition who wrote it.

Co-sponsored with grassroots Southeast San Diego based community organizing group, Pillars of the Community.

Library contact: (619) 236-5800

This event is part of San Diego County Library's programming for this year's One Book, One San Diego where we are exploring themes of civil rights, social justice and discrimination.

The 2018 One Book, One San Diego selection is "March: Book One," by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Graphic cover of "The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouvertu...

Above: Graphic cover of "The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture & The San Domingo Revolution" by C.L.R. James

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