North Philly Notes

This week in North Philly Notes, Ghassan Moussawi, author of Disruptive Situations asks, What kind of everyday life strategies can we use in these times? Since March 2020, we have been living in uncertain an...

Living amidst constant disruptions that keep on taking new forms.

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Keneshia Grant, author of The Great Migration and the Democratic Party, and Kelly Dittmar, author of Navigating Gendered Terrain, were quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about women of color dominating Joseph Biden's list of possible running mates (July 1)

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The Palestinian Idea
Film, Media, and the Radical Imagination

Greg Burris

READ: author interview on the New Books in Politics and Polemics podcast (July 3)

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Monument Lab
Creative Speculations for Philadelphia

Edited by Paul M. Farber and Ken Lum

NOTED as one of five Instagram accounts to follow per the New York Times (June 29)
READ:"What constitutes an 'Appropriate Monument?'" on Hyperallergic (July 6)

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Healing Our Divided Society
Investing in America Fifty Years after the Kerner Report

Edited by Fred Harris and Alan Curtis

Listen: Fred Harris was a guest on NPR's On Point. The show, available on the WBUR website, aired June 24th.

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Anna May Wong
Performing the Modern

Shirley Jennifer Lim

READ: one of four books recommended about the actress by Bookriot (June 30)

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