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19th Annual Black History Month Lecture: Red, White, Black and Blue: Documenting America's Racial Illiteracy, by Keith Knight

Portrait of Keith Knight. Pictured left is a comic panel describing that White Men are responsible for current domestic terrorism.

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Where

James Branch Cabell Library, Lecture Hall (Room 303)
901 Park Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284

Description

Award-winning cartoonist Keith Knight returns to VCU to present Red, White, Black and Blue, a cartoon slideshow that tackles racial illiteracy in America. A public reception will follow the presentation.

This event is free and open to all. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad Street, West Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. If special accommodations are needed, or to register offline, please call the VCU Libraries Events Office, at (804) 828-0593.

About the Speaker

Keith Knight is an award-winning author of the comic strips The Knight Life, (th)ink and The K Chronicles. His work can be seen in The Nib, The Washington Post, and The San Fransisco Chronicle. He is currently developing a show for Hulu based off of his comic strips.

Sponsors

This event is sponsored by the Friends of VCU Libraries and the Francis M. Foster African-American History Endowment Fund.

Additional Resources

For further reading, try VCU Libraries' African-American Studies research guide.

Image: Panel from (th)ink. by Keith Knight.

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James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
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Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
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