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Virtual Book Launch: Clip 1 - Leaving America

Virtual Book Launch: Clip 1 - Leaving America

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Virtual book launch of "AMERICAN RUNAWAY: Black and Free in the Trump Years." Audrey Edwards discusses leaving America as a legitimate form of political resistance to American racism. And also looking at what's at stake in the upcoming election for Black Americans here and abroad.

 

In this clip Audrey talks about leaving America in the days after Trump's election. 

Originally aired: FB Live | Monday, September 14 at 9AM, PDT, 12 Noon EDT, and 6PM CET

 

Moderator:  Ricki Stevens, journalist, and owner and founder of Black Paris Tours

Producer: Deborah Mitchell Media Associates 

Virtual Book Launch: Clip 2 - Black Women's Auxiliary Corps of World War II

Virtual Book Launch: Clip 2 - Black Women's Auxiliary Corps of World War II

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Virtual book launch of "AMERICAN RUNAWAY: Black and Free in the Trump Years." Audrey Edwards discusses leaving America as a legitimate form of political resistance to American racism. And also looking at what's at stake in the upcoming election for Black Americans here and abroad.

 

Audrey discusses her mother's role in the Black Women's Auxiliary Corps (WAC) of World War II.

Originally aired: FB Live | Monday, September 14 at 9AM, PDT, 12 Noon EDT, and 6PM CET

 

Moderator:  Ricki Stevens, journalist, and owner and founder of Black Paris Tours

Producer: Deborah Mitchell Media Associates 

Virtual Book Launch: Clip 3 - A father's story of racism in St. Croix

Virtual Book Launch: Clip 3 - A father's story of racism in St. Croix

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Virtual book launch of "AMERICAN RUNAWAY: Black and Free in the Trump Years." Audrey Edwards discusses leaving America as a legitimate form of political resistance to American racism. And also looking at what's at stake in the upcoming election for Black Americans here and abroad.

 

In this clip Audrey recounts her father's childhood story of racist American soldiers in his native, St. Croix and how the community dealt with them. 

Originally aired: FB Live | Monday, September 14 at 9AM, PDT, 12 Noon EDT, and 6PM CET

 

Moderator:  Ricki Stevens, journalist, and owner and founder of Black Paris Tours

Producer: Deborah Mitchell Media Associates