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Online Event: Bakari Sellers on My Vanishing Country with Charlamagne tha God

$35

Includes a Copy of My Vanishing Country

In stock

Wednesday, 7:30 pm May 20, 2020

7:30pm ET / 4:30pm PT

This event will take place online. Ticket holders will be emailed instructions for access prior to the event.

Books and signed bookplates will be shipped directly to you. If your shipping address is different from your billing address, please email riley@centerforfiction.org.


Media personality and host of The Breakfast Club Charlamagne tha God will interview Bakari Sellers on his memoir My Vanishing Country. Sellers made history in 2006 when he became the youngest member of the South Carolina state legislature and the youngest African-American elected official in the nation. Part memoir, part historical and cultural analysis, My Vanishing Country is an eye-opening journey through the South’s past, present, and future.

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Featuring

  • Bakari

    Bakari Sellers

    Bakari Sellers

    Bakari Sellers made history in 2006 when, at just twenty-two years old, he defeated a twenty-six-year incumbent State Representative to become the youngest member of the South Carolina state legislature and the youngest African American elected official in the nation. In 2014 he was the Democratic Nominee for Lieutenant Governor in the state of South Carolina. Sellers is a CNN political analyst and served in the South Carolina state legislature.

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    Charlamagne tha God

    Charlamagne tha God

    Born and raised Lenard Larry McKelvey in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, Charlamagne Tha God has risen to become one of the most potent, influential, and authoritative voices in media today. He is the widely coveted, outspoken, thought-provoking co-host of the hottest nationally-syndicated radio show in the U.S., ‘The Breakfast Club,’ heard by 4.5 million weekly listeners and televised daily on Revolt TV. He is an executive producer with his own production company, ‘CThaGod World,’ and co-host of the popular podcast, ‘Brilliant Idiots.’ His YouTube Channel, CThaGod, is one of the fastest-growing on the platform and features in-depth one-on-one conversations with artists such as Kanye West and Ed Sheeran.

    As an author, Charlamagne has cemented his ability to translate his personal plight into sonic narratives that educate, empower and inspire. ‘Black Privilege,’ in addition to being named a New York Times bestseller, was awarded Audible.com’s bestselling book of the year. ‘Shook One’ has helped Charlamagne become one of the world’s leading voices in the mental health discussion, as he publicly shares transparent truths about his struggles with anxiety.

    As a widely sought after guest, Charlamagne appears frequently on daytime, late night, and cable news shows and networks including Seth Meyers, CNN, The View, MSNBC, and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. His persuasive voice and pioneering perspective have made him one of today’s most important, and sought-after personalities, with a gravity and culture-shifting perspective that can be felt around the world.