Please celebrate with us the launch of Homeboy Came To Orange: A Story of People's Power, written by Milano faculty Dr. Mindy Thompson Fullilove and her late father, union organizer Ernest Thompson.
Join us for excerpt readings, book signing, and light refreshments.
Homeboy Came to Orange tells a story of building people's power through coalition. In today's fractured political and social landscape, we need now more than ever a primer on coalition to repair and reinvigorate our democracy.
This event is part of the 400 Years of Inequality 2018 Curriculum Disruption. 400 Years of Inequality asks organizers to read three books; one of these is Homeboy Came to Orange.
"Despite 50th anniversary stories on the Civil Rights movement and new African-American history museums, many stories of African-Americans overcoming urban racism in the North remain little known. That makes this book on Ernest Thompson, a great community and social justice organizer, particularly important." -Randy Shaw