Democracy Now! co-host Juan Gonzalez’s new book, News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media, co-authored with Joseph Torres of the media reform group Free Press, is being launched with a national book tour, starting in NYC on Thursday, October 20th, with multiple stops in California, New Mexico, Texas, Colorado and Washington, DC.
The tour schedule is below. Please share this tour page and specific event pages on Facebook, Twitter and email to let people know about this important book.
See the authors interviewed on Democracy Now! recently:
News For All The People: Juan González & Joseph Torres Tell an Epic Story of Race & the U.S. Media
Tues, Oct 25, Albuquerque, NM
Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres at University of New Mexico.
University of New Mexico
Student Union Building Fiesta A & B,
Free and open to the public, book signing to follow. Copies of the new book by Gonzales and Torres, “News For All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media” will be available for purchase.
Sponsored by the Media Literacy Project, the University of New Mexico Office for Equity and Inclusion, KUNM FM, Democracy Now! and Free Press. For more information, see Media Literacy Project
Tues, Oct 25, Santa Fe, NM
Benefit for KSFR with Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres, moderated by KSFR’s Mary-Charlotte Domandi.
Armory for the Arts
1050 Old Pecos Trail
Santa Fe, NM
Tickets $15, available at the door or call KSFR for advance
Wed, Oct 26, San Antonio, TX
Luncheon with authors Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres.
Hosted by the Media Justice League and the San Antonio Current, San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists, Free Press and Democracy Now!
11:30 am-1:30 pm
San Antonio Current
915 Dallas Street
San Antonio, TX 78215
Tickets are $20, and include lunch, meet the authors, their presentation about their new book “News for All the People” The Epic Story of Race and the American Media”. Books available on-site or in advance from The Twig Bookstore. For more information, contact DeAnne Cuellar, at 210-896-9141 or by emailing directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wed, Oct 26, Houston, TX
Benefit for KPFT with Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres.
Talento Bilingue de Houston (TBH)
333 South Jensen Drive
near Navigation on Houston’s East End
6-7 pm Pre-event reception, includes a copy of their new book, light food and beverage, and preferred seating at the public presentation. Special ticket required, $150.
7-9 pm presentation by authors, followed by a book signing.
co-sponsored by Free Press and Democracy Now! $5 donation requested. For more information see KPFT.org
Thurs, Oct 27, Denver CO
Benefit for KGNU Community Radio with Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres, in conversation with Tina Griego of the Denver Post.
Highlands Church in Denver
3241 Lowell Blvd.
Denver, CO 80211
7-9 pm presentation by authors with book signing to follow.
Main event $15, $10 for KGNU members.
For more information, call KGNU at 303-449-4885 or see KGNU.org
Fri, Oct 28, Washington, DC
Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres hosted by Amy Goodman.
Busboys & Poets
14th St NW at V Street
5:30-6:30pm Private reception, includes copy of their new book, light food and drink, meet and greet with authors and Amy Goodman. Special ticket required.
6:30-8:30pm Presentation by authors and special guests, with on-stage interview conducted by Amy Goodman. Sponsored by Free Press, Busboys & Poets, WPFW, Teaching for Change, and Democracy Now!
Thurs, Oct 20, NYC
Book launch with Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres, interviewed by Amy Goodman.
Cooper Union Great Hall
7 East 7th Street at 3rd Avenue
New York City, NY
7-9 pm Free public event.
6-7 pm Special ticketed pre-event reception with a copy of the book included.
For more information, click here.
Fri, Oct 21, San Francisco, CA
Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres will speak at San Francisco State University. This event, sponsored by the Renaissance Journalism Center, is free and open to the public.
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
Humanities Bldg Rm 587
San Francisco, CA 94132
For more information, click here.
Fri, Oct 21, Oakland, CA
News for All the People Bay Area Book Launch with Juan Gonzalez of Democracy Now! and Joseph Torres of Free Press, interviewed by Ysabel Duron of KRON TV.
First Congregational Church of Oakland
2501 Harrison Street at 27th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
6-7pm Special ticketed pre-event reception, includes meet and greet with the authors, light food & drink, a copy of the book, special book signing and preferred seating at the event.
7-9 pm Presentation by the authors followed by book signing.
Free and open to the public.
For reception tickets or more information, click here:
Event is sponsored by KPFA, Democracy Now! & Free Press, with Center for Media Justice, Colorlines/ARC, Mother Jones, New America Media, Making Contact (National Radio Project), San Francisco Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Assoc., Bay Area Black Journalists Assoc., Northern California Soc. of Professional Journalists, G.W. Williams Center for Independent Journalism, Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, Pacific Media Workers Guild, ColorOfChange.org, Presente, Renaissance Journalism Center, KAXI1.
Sat, Oct 22, Santa Cruz, CA
Capitola Book Café Morning Coffee with Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres
Capitola Book Café
1475 41st Avenue
Capitola, CA 95010
Please note the morning hour of this event. The bookstore and café will open at 7:30 am.
For more information, click here.
Sat, Oct 22, Fresno, CA
News For All The People A Free Speech Fund Raiser for KFCF 88.1 FM & Book Signing with authors Juan Gonzalez, co-host of Democracy Now!, and Joseph Torres of Free Press.
CWA Local 9408 Union Hall
4422 E Ashlan Avenue
12-12:30 Private pre-event reception with the authors, includes a copy of the book and special book signing.
12:30-2 pm Presentation by the authors followed by book signing. Free and open to the public.
Sat, Oct 22, Los Angeles, CA
Benefit for KPFK with Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres with Special Guests Tom Hayden, Sonali Kolhatkar, and Ruben Luengas.
Immanuel Presbyterian Church
3300 Wilshire Blvd. (at Berendo)
Los Angeles, CA 90010
6:00-7:00 pm Special Ticketed Pre-event Reception
7:00-9:00 pm Presentation & Book Signing
Reception tickets available from KPFK during the on-air pledge drive in October, or by calling 818-985-2711 x204
Reception tickets are $75 for one, $125 for two. Each
reception ticket holder will receive a free copy of the book, with light refreshments and a chance to meet the authors and special guests before the event.
Sun, Oct 23, Santa Barbara, CA
News For All the People Book Event with Democracy Now! co-host Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres. This event, sponsored by KCSB FM and La Casa de la Raza is free and open to the public.
La Casa de la Raza
601 East Montecito Street
Santa Barbara, CA. 93103
For more information see KCSB.org
Mon, Oct 24, Northridge, CA
Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres discuss their new book, hosted by the Spanish-language Program at the Cal State Northridge Department of Journalism, the Chicana/no Studies, the CSUN Latino Journalists Student Club, and El Nuevo Sol, CSUN bilingual/multimedia outlet.
Cal State Northridge
Sierra Hall, Whitsel Room, 4th Floor
1811 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330
Mon, Oct 24, Los Angeles, CA
Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres discuss their new book, News For All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
University of Southern California
Annenberg School of Communications and Journalism
3650 Watt Way, Room 204
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Mon, Oct 24, San Diego, CA
Benefit for KNSJ Radio/Activist San Diego with Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres.
San Diego First Church of the Brethren
The San Diego Friends Center
3850 Westgate Place
San Diego, CA 92105
For more info, see Activist San Diego