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RANDALL KENNEDY + TOURÉ IN CONVERSATION WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES JR. | September 29 | Henry Louis Gates will preside over a conversation about contemporary racial politics. Touré, everyone's favorite one-named music writer, is on tour for Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness? It features blurbs from a number of famous names rarely seen on the backs of dust jackets, including Jesse Jackson and Questlove. Harvard prof Randall Kennedy's new book, The Persistence of the Color Line, concerns racial politics and the Obama presidency. | Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St, Cambridge | 6 pm | $5 | 617.661.1515 or harvard.com

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