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04/23/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/23/2021 06:05

Join The Times for “Black History, Continued: How Do We Learn To Dream”

The New York Times has announced the inaugural event tied to 'Black History, Continued,' its on-going editorial series. The event, 'How Do We Learn To Dream,' streams Tuesday, April 27, at 7 p.m E.T. Viewers can R.S.V.P. free of charge in advance at https://nyti.ms/3mZVZvD.

Join The Times's Veronica Chambers, as she investigates the mysterious alchemy of imagination, history and tangible possibility through conversation, verse, art and song.

The event will feature a reading from poet and university distinguished professor at Virginia Tech Nikki Giovanni; and a wide-ranging conversation with the director of 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,' Peter Ramsey, singer, actress and radio host Estelle, and author of 'The City We Became,' N. K. Jemisin - all woven together with original animations from Reyna Noriega.

The Times's John Eligon will moderate a discussion with Brandon Dasent,Ashanti Scott and Thandiwe Abdullah - three bold young activists whose dreams of a more just and equitable society have inspired them to action.

The event is presented by Ancestry.

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