Listen, Whitey! author Pat Thomas hits New York City in September 2012

Since publication earlier this year of Listen Whitey, The Sights and Sounds of Black Power 1965-1975 (from Fantagraphics Books and its companion soundtrack CD on Light in the Attic Records), author Pat Thomas has appeared on NPR three times, including an interview on WNYC (click here to listen). The book and the CD received an unprecedented 1,200 word essay in SPIN Magazine by African-American scholar Mark Anthony Neal — and overseas Thomas has appeared on the BBC twice. Now Pat Thomas is heading to New York!

Saturday September 29th at 6 pm (FREE admission)
Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts
80 Hanson Place
Brooklyn, NY 11217
-A presentation by Pat Thomas featuring a lecture with a slide show of images and spinning records.

Sunday September 30th at 2 p.m. (FREE admission)
KIMS Record Store
124 1st avenue
New York, NY 10009
-A presentation by Pat Thomas with music and additional discussion and commentary by the Captain and founder of the 1960’s Seattle chapter of the Black Panther Party, Aaron Dixon, who has just published his own book.