In Conversation: Claudia Rankine and Alondra Nelson
Where: Center for Brooklyn History
128 Pierrepont St.
718-222-4111 Price: Free
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Poet, playwright, and essayist Claudia Rankine writes about everyday racism with a raw sensitivity. Her fifth volume, Citizen: An American Lyric, won both the PEN Open Book Award and the PEN Literary Award. Rankine discusses her work with Columbia University Dean of Social Science Alondra Nelson whose powerful writings about race include her widely praised book, The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation after the Genome.Buy tickets/get more info now