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Left Bank Books welcomes St. Louis native, CNN political commentator, New York Times best-selling author, and a former White House aide to President Bill Clinton, Keith Boykin, who will discuss his new book Race Against Time: The Politics of a Darkening America, on our Facebook Live Page at 7pm CT on September 21st. Boykin will be in conversation with TBA. Join us on our YouTube Live Page and order a copy of Race Against Time: The Politics of a Darkening America from Left Bank Books to support authors and independent bookstores!\ \ \ About Race Against Time: The Politics of a Darkening America\ \ A Cold Civil War has engulfed the nation.\ \ After a deadly pandemic, shocking incidents of police brutality, a racial justice crisis, and the fall of a dangerous demagogue, America remains more divided than at any time in decades. At the heart of this national crisis is the fear of a darkening America--a country in which there is no longer a predominant white majority.\ \ As the Republican Party has lost the popular vote in seven of the last eight presidential elections, its leaders have incited white Americans in a last-ditch race against time to stop the advance of a new, multiracial emerging majority. Keith Boykin, long time political commentator, has watched this white resentment consume the GOP over the course of a life in politics, activism, and journalism. He has also observed the divisions among Democrats, as white progressives have postponed demands for full racial equity, while Black voters have often been too forgiving of party leaders who have failed to deliver. America can no longer avoid its long overdue reckoning with the past, Boykin argues. With the familiarity of personal experience and the acuity of historical insight, Boykin urges us to fight racism, sexism, xenophobia, and homophobia, and save the union, not just by making Black lives matter, but by making Black lives equal.\ \ \"Race Against Time is Keith Boykin\'s best book yet in a long list of boo
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