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Vroman’s presents Blair Imani, in conversation with Andre Henry, discussing Read This to Get Smarter: About Race, Class, Gender, Disability & More

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Image of orange banner with details for event on Monday, November 1, 7pm  Vroman’s presents Blair Imani, in conversation with Andre Henry, discussing Read This to Get Smarter: About Race, Class, Gender, Disability & More

An approachable guide to being an informed, compassionate, and socially conscious person today--from discussions of race, gender, and sexual orientation to disability, class, and beyond--from critically acclaimed historian, educator, and author Blair Imani.

We live in a time where it has never been more important to be knowledgeable about a host of social issues, and to be confident and appropriate in how to talk about them. What's the best way to ask someone what their pronouns are? How do you talk about racism with someone who doesn't seem to get it? What is intersectionality, and why do you need to understand it? While it can seem intimidating or overwhelming to learn and talk about such issues, it's never been easier thanks to educator and historian Blair Imani, creator of the viral sensation Smarter in Seconds videos.

Accessible to learners of all levels--from those just getting started on the journey to those already versed in social justice-- Read This to Get Smarter covers a range of topics, including race, gender, class, disability, relationships, family, power dynamics, oppression, and beyond. This essential guide is a radical but warm and non-judgmental call to arms, structured in such a way that you can read it cover to cover or start with any topic you want to learn more about.

With Blair Imani as your teacher, you'll "get smarter" in no time, and be equipped to intelligently and empathetically process, discuss, and educate others on the crucial issues we must tackle to achieve a liberated, equitable world. (Ten Speed Press)

This ticketed event will take place at All Saints Church located at 132 N Euclid Ave, Pasadena. Ticket includes one entry plus one copy of Read This to Get Smarter.
Blair Imani will sign books after the presentation. 

Questions? Email us at email@vromansbookstore.com

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Event date: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
132 N. Euclid Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101
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