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Not a Genuine Black Man: 10 Years Later

The Commonwealth Club

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM (PST)

Lafayette, CA

Not a Genuine Black Man: 10 Years Later

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Brian Copeland, Actor; Host, KGO Radio; Playwright, “Not a Genuine Black Man”; Author, Not a Genuine Black Man

In conversation with Sam Hurwitt, Editor-in-Chief, Theatre Bay Area Magazine; Theatre Critic, Marin Independent Journal.

Brian Copeland was eight in 1972 when his family moved to San Leandro. At the time, the city had just been named one of the most racist suburbs in America, with a population that was 99.4 percent white. In 2004, he wrote Not a Genuine Black Man, a comedic and poignant tale of his experiences growing up that has since become San Francisco’s longest running one-man show in history. This spring, Not a Genuine Black Man celebrates its 10th anniversary at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Join us as Copeland once again shares with us his touching story and reflects upon these past 10 years.

Location: Lafayette Library, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette
Time: 6 p.m. check-in, 6:30 p.m. program, 7:30 p.m. book signing
Also know: Part of the Good Lit series. Underwritten by The Bernard Osher Foundation. 

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Lafayette Library and Learning Center
3491 Mt Diablo Blvd
Lafayette, CA 94549

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM (PST)


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The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum. We bring over 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy to 15,000 members.

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