On Thursday, January 26, 2017, author David S. Mitchell appeared alongside former Democratic US Senate candidate and lawyer, Ken Lewis, and Duke University professor and critically acclaimed author, Timothy B. Tyson (author of The Blood of Emmett Till and Blood Done Sign My Name). During this rich discussion on David’s new novel, We Hold These Truths—and the critical real-world themes it evokes—the three panelists covered … Continue reading Author David S. Mitchell: In Conversation @ The Regulator Bookshop in Durham, N.C.
During a recent #WHTTBookTour stop at The Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC, Professor Tim Tyson, author of the critically acclaimed new book, The Blood of Emmett Till and Blood Done Sign My Name, offered praise for David S. Mitchell’s debut novel, We Hold These Truths. Continue reading Tim Tyson—Author of “The Blood of Emmett Till”—on David S. Mitchell’s Debut Novel, “We Hold These Truths.”
On Thursday, January 26, 2017, author David S. Mitchell joined friend and former North Carolina US Senate candidate Ken Lewis on WUNC radio’s “The State of Things” for a spirited—and candid—discussion on race and politics. During the nearly 20-minute segment, David, Ken and host Frank Stasio discuss David’s new novel, We Hold These Truths, how this novel exposes the unsavory consequences of the Democratic Party’s continued … Continue reading Author David S. Mitchell Appears on Talk Show, “The State of Things.”
In an Inauguration Day interview on NBC4, author David S. Mitchell discusses the legacy of outgoing President Barack Obama, the Democratic Party’s engagement problem, and the personal experiences that inspired his new political novel, “We Hold These Truths.” Continue reading Author David S. Mitchell Appears on NBC4’s Inauguration 2017 Coverage
On Friday, January 20 @9:00am, David will offer commentary during NBC’s coverage of the Inauguration of Donald J. Trump. Watch David as he offers analysis, a unique historical perspective, and insight on how to proceed during these precarious-and critically important-political times. Download the NBC4 Washington app and watch the Inauguration coverage on the go! For a deeper understanding of David’s analysis on how America arrived … Continue reading David S. Mitchell to Appear on NBC4 Washington’s Inauguration 2017 Coverage
RSVP HERE!!! David S. Mitchell, author of the recently released novel, We Hold These Truths, will appear on an esteemed panel of political thought influencers and community leaders for a discussion addressing social and economic change during the upcoming Trump administration—and critical lessons from the Obama years. Mitchell will also explain why We Hold These Truths constitutes an important and timely articulation of how inaction by … Continue reading RSVP for Philly Panel Discussion on Friday, January 27th, 2017: “Moving Forward Intelligently under President Trump”
On Saturday, November 12, 2016, I sat down with TRT World’s Washington, DC correspondent Tetiana Anderson and conservative commentator, Christopher Harris, for a candid session of Saturday morning quarterbacking on Election 2016. Click here to view the entire segment, called “Trump: President of the Divided States.” As Tetiana immediately noted at the outset of the discussion (Tetiana didn’t waste any time going in—ha!), I penned a piece … Continue reading Election 2016 Hangover: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and the Obama Legacy.
Sixteen years ago to the day, as a freshman in college, I finally went to bed after a long night of following returns in the Election of 2000. I rested comfortably, believing Al Gore had just narrowly defeated George W. Bush. And then I awoke to learn that he hadn’t. Over the next several weeks, my roommates and I watched nervously as the recounts continued, … Continue reading Boo—And Vote
Like many African-Americans, I’m lactose intolerant. I discovered this just over a year ago when I began suffering from phantom headaches and a general malaise. These symptoms were really uncomfortable and made it difficult to focus on tasks requiring analytical thinking. You see, I had an addiction to coffee doused with cream, and since giving that up wasn’t an option, I sought a solution that … Continue reading Lactose Intolerance in the Presidential Election of 2016
On a sunny, cloudless Manhattan afternoon this past Saturday, June 18, 2016, I sat down with six close friends—five African-Americans and one Caucasian—to moderate the inaugural Politics, Race & Pop Culture Roundtable. During this hour-long conversation and debate, this opinionated group discussed President Obama’s complex legacy, the nature and extent of America’s progress in race relations since the O.J. Simpson verdict in 1995, and whether … Continue reading The Inaugural Roundtable: Barack, Orenthal James, Steph & LeBron