The Power of the Word

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David W. Blight

Five Things I've Learned About

The Challenges and Triumphs of Writing Biography

Join acclaimed teacher, scholar and public historian David W. Blight and discover the Five Things He’s Learned about the ways that biography can help us better learn about thinking, writing, and living well.

Nicholas Buccola

Five Things I've Learned About

Love, from James Baldwin

Join award-winning author and professor Nicholas Buccola, and discover the Five Things He’s Learned about the meaning of love from the life and thought of James Baldwin.

Myisha Cherry

Five Things I've Learned About

The Social Uses of Anger

Join writer, author, and professor Myisha Cherry and discover the Five Things She’s Learned about the essential roles that rage and anger play in public life – and in our principled responses to all forms of...

Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr.

Five Things I've Learned About

America’s Past, and Its Urgent Lessons for Today

Join writer, author, and professor Dr. Eddie S. Glaude Jr. and discover the Five Things He’s Learned about keeping connected to the voices and visions of our country’s past – and about James Baldwin’s America...

Roosevelt Montás

Five Things I've Learned About

Self-Transformation, by Reading Ancient Books

Join writer, author, and professor Roosevelt Montás and discover the Five Things He’s Learned about the transforming power of the Great Books—and why the ideas and passions within these ancient sources still...

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