Desmangles, Chair of the Before Columbus Foundation, examines Kaufman’s perspective and the influence of jazz in his latest article, Bob Kaufman’s African Dream. The SF MOMA describes its experimental Open Space column:
“Our columnists are free to write and publish without editorial oversight from Open Space or SFMOMA. The program, which grants lifelong access to our site, is, so far as we know, a unique publishing experiment among major art institutions.”
Dunbar-Ortiz’ An Indigenous People’s History of the United States received the American Book Award in 2015. She examines the cultural and psychological environment of the United States’ epidemic of public gun violence. From The Guardian:
Recipients of 38th annual American Book Awards. Left to right: Bernice L. McFadden, Marc Anthony Richardson, Holly Hughes, Vaugh Rasberry, Shawna Yang Ryan, Ruth Sergel, Solmaz Sharif, Dean Wong, Alfredo Véa, Flores A. Forbes, Randa Jarrar, Adam Soldofsky (photo by Gundars Strads)
The 2017 American Book Award winners will be formally recognized on Sunday, October 22nd, from 12:00-2:30 p.m. at the SF Jazz Center, Joe Henderson Lab, 201 Franklin Street (at Fell), San Francisco, CA. This event is open to the public.