This Is the Fire: What I Say to My Friends About Racism: A Book Talk with CNN’s Don Lemon

Date & Time

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 5:00 p.m.



Virtual Event


Presented by Eagleton Institute of Politics

Don Lemon Book Talk

Join the Eagleton Institute of Politics for a book talk with CNN host Don Lemon, author of This Is the Fire: What I Say to My Friends About Racism. Lemon brings his vast audience and experience as a reporter and a Black man to today’s most urgent question: How can we end racism in America in our lifetimes?

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About the Author:
Don Lemon anchors "CNN Tonight with Don Lemon" airing weeknights at 10 p.m. He also serves as a correspondent across CNN/U.S. programming. Based out of the network’s New York bureau, Lemon joined CNN in September 2006.

About the Moderator:
Elie Honig
serves as a CNN legal analyst. He provides commentary and analysis for CNN on air and in print on breaking news relating to criminal justice, national security and other legal issues, including a weekly column and on-air segment “Cross-Exam with Elie Honig.” Honig is a faculty associate at the Eagleton Institute of Politics.

Opening Remarks by Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway:
Jonathan Holloway
, a U.S. historian, took office as the 21st president of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, on July 1, 2020. He also serves as a university professor and distinguished professor.