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No Easy Victories: African Liberation and American Activists over a Half Century, 1950-2000

Edited by William Minter,
Gail Hovey, and Charles Cobb Jr.
Published by Africa World Press.
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Events and Radio Appearances Featuring No Easy Victories

From October 2007 through November 2008, Africa World Press and Solidarity Research and Writing LLC (the editors of No Easy Victories) sponsoring a number of events celebrating the publication of No Easy Victories. Events were held in New York City; Washington, DC; Chapel Hill and Durham, North Carolina; the Bay Area in California; Boston; and Chicago. In each case locally based editors, authors, and contributors to the book worked with local activists and groups, bringing together an impressive mix of activists old and young.

Chicago, IL (November 12, 2008, 5-7 pm)
Sponsored by Chicago Antiapartheid Movement Archives & the United African Organization Location, and hosted by the South African Consulate of Chicago

Durham, NC (April 26, 2008, 3 pm)
Regulator Bookshop

Berkeley, CA. KPFA "Against the Grain"
Interviews with William Minter and Lisa Brock on No Easy Victories. http://kpfa.org/archives/index.php?arch=25699
April 8, 2008 (click on archive link to listen)

Boston, MA book/party event (March 5, 2008, 6-8 pm)
hosted by Themba Vilakazi and the South Africa Development Fund
Doyle's Café, 3484 Washington Street, Jamaica Plain, MA
Please RSVP to 617-522-5511 or freesa@igc.org

Bay Area, CA book party/event (February 7, 2008)
Priority Africa Network

Chapel Hill, NC book signing and event (January 30, 2008)
Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History - Events Calendar
See photos from discussion at Bull's Head bookstore.

Interview by Farai Chideya with William Minter on News and Notes, National Public Radio
January 1, 2008
Listen to audio (8 min. 45 sec.)

Washington, DC Book Party, Busboys and Poets
When: Saturday, December 8, 2007 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm.
Where: Busboys & Poets, 2021 14th St NW, Washington, DC (14th & V)
What: Conversation, book signing, and celebration of publication of No Easy Victories, with Adwoa Dunn-Mouton, Sylvia Hill, Joseph Jordan, and Bill Minter
Sponsored by: Busboys & Poets, TransAfrica Forum, AFSC Africa Program, Africa World Press, and the editors of No Easy Victories.

Berkeley, CA. KPFA "Africa Today"
Walter Turner, No Easy Victories as premium in fall fund drive
Taped interview with Bay Area activist Leo Robinson.
http://www.kpfa.org/1pro_bio/1b_afric.htm
October 29, 2007, 7-8 pm (archive available)

Washington, DC. WPFW "Africa Now"
William Minter and Imani Countess, interviewed by host Akenji Ndumu
http://africanowradio.org
October 28, 2007, 9-10 pm (archive not available)

New York City Book Party
See report and photos.
When: Saturday, October 20, 2007 from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm., during the 50th anniversary meeting of African Studies Association
Where: McGee's Pub, 240 West 55th Street (between Broadway and 8th Avenue, 3 blocks north on Broadway from Sheraton Towers)
Sponsored by: Africa World Press, Solidarity Research and Writing LLC, Association of Concerned Africa Scholars, and AfricaFocus Bulletin