Jabari Asim



Thursday, February 2, Doors open at 6:30pm; Event begins at 7pm

at the Ames Chapel/Friends of Hingham Cemetery

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Jabari Asim is the Elma Lewis Distinguished Fellow and a Professor at Emerson College, has served as the editor-in-chief of Crisis magazine—the NAACP’s flagship journal of politics, culture, and ideas. He was also an editor at The Washington Post, where he wrote a syndicated column on politics, popular culture, and social issues. His writing has appeared as well in EssenceThe Baffler, the Los Angeles Times, the New York TimesThe New RepublicAmerican ProspectYale Review, and elsewhere.

Store Event Date: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
Ames Chapel, Friends of Hingham Cemetery
12 South Street
Hingham, MA
United States
Yonder: A Novel By Jabari Asim Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982163174
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 17th, 2023

The Water Dancer meets The Prophets in this spare, gripping, and beautifully rendered novel exploring love and friendship among a group of enslaved Black strivers in the mid-19th century.

They call themselves the Stolen. Their owners call them captives.

We Can't Breathe: On Black Lives, White Lies, and the Art of Survival By Jabari Asim Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250174536
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Published: Picador - October 16th, 2018

A Finalist for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay
Insightful and searing essays that celebrate the vibrancy and strength of black history and culture in America by critically acclaimed writer Jabari Asim