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826 Boston welcomes Keith Boykin for book release

January 18, 2024

Text on the left reads: “Come and join us for a book launch event by bestselling author Keith Boykin for his newly released title: Why Does Everything Have To Be About Race? Tuesday, February 6, 7:00 PM, 3035 Washington St., Roxbury, MA. FREE event. RSVP at bit.ly/41WB1SF for a chance to win a free signed copy! Questions? Email info@826boston.org. Headshot of Keith Boykin on the right.

826 Boston is excited to welcome New York Times bestselling author and CNN political commentator, Keith Boykin, to our writing and tutoring center for a book release event for his newest publication, Why Does Everything Have To Be About Race?

This free event, which will take place at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, February 6, at 3035 Washington Street in Roxbury, will feature Boykin reading excerpts from his book, a youth-led discussion on the race in the United States, book signing opportunities, and a chance to learn more about volunteer opportunities with 826 Boston.

Reserve a spot to attend the event. Attendees have a chance to win a free signed copy of Why Does Everything Have To Be About Race?

About Keith: A former White House aide to President Bill Clinton and Harvard Law School graduate, Boykin’s latest publication tackles modern racial arguments that threaten racial progress and social justice. With a mixture of personal experience, reportage, and extensive research, Boykin dissects twenty-five of the most widespread deceptions about race, including arguments targeting affirmative action, critical race theory, and the purpose of the Civil War.

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