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


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 book sale, signing and reception follow the presentation.

This event is free and open to all, but please register. 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 contact 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.


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

Image: Keith Knight photo and panel from (th)ink, courtesty of Keith Knight.