6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Arlington Library Book Talk

A book talk about “The Multiracial Promise” at the Shirlington branch of the Arlington Public Library.

Shirlington Branch Library, 4200 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, Virginia,
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Harold Washington Commemorative Event

Meet Dr. Mantler and find out about his book, “The Multiracial Promise,” at a Harold Washington Commemorative Event, to be held at the Harold Washington Library Center, in downtown Chicago.

Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago Public Library, 400 S State Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60605
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Community discussion at Casa Michoacan, Chicago

A discussion about “The Multiracial Promise” and Latino politics at Casa Michoacan in Pilsen.

Casa Michoacan, 1638 S Blue Island Ave, Chicago, Illinois, 60608
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Center for Latino Research Book Talk

A book talk about “The Multiracial Promise” at the Center for Latino Research at DePaul University.

Center for Latino Research, 2322 N. Kenmore Avenue, Levan Center, Room 100, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois,
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Red Emma's Book Talk

A conversation with G. Derek Musgrove about “The Multiracial Promise”

Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, 3128 Greenmount Ave, Baltimore, Maryland, 21218
12:45 PM
OAH Conference Panel

Organization of American Historians conference, panel on Chicago politics

The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, 404 S Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, California, 90071
6:30 PM
Seminary Co-op Book Talk

A conversation with Elizabeth Todd-Breland about “The Multiracial Promise”

Seminary Co-op, 5751 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, Illinois, 60637

Event Highlights

University of Illinois at Chicago, Great Cities Institute

Dr. Gordon Mantler joined a panel discussion entitled, “Chicago’s 2023 Mayoral Race: Reclaiming Harold Washington’s Multiracial Coalition,” which was hosted by UIC and the Great Cities Institute. The panel preceded the 2023 election and was moderated by Juan González, cohost of “Democracy Now.”

“Unsung History” Podcast

Kelly Therese Pollack talked about the historic rise of Chicago Mayor Harold Washington with Dr. Gordon Mantler on her podcast, “Unsung History.” Each episode tells the stories in American history that will have you saying, “wait, why didn’t I know that?” The show focuses on the lives of women, people of color, immigrants, laborers, religious minorities, enslaved people, and Indigenous communities.

Click the image below to listen.

Unsung History podcast graphic

Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Commemorative Event

Dr. Gordon Mantler was interviewed by award-winning journalist and author Sylvia Ewing about his new book, “The Multiracial Promise,” at a special event organized by the Chicago Public Library.