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Ta-Nehisi Coates in conversation with Jake Lamar

Columbia Global Centers Paris

October 16, 2018

Author Ta-Nehisi Coates speaks with author Jake Lamar about his book, We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy, recently translated into French by Presence Africaine Editions.


Jake Lamar speaks for NGO Room to Read

Atelier de la Main d'Or, Paris

December 21, 2017

"Every Writer Starts Out As A Reader" (Jake at 17')


Tribute to Poet C.K. Williams

American University of Paris

December 2, 2015

Author Jake Lamar Pays Tribute to Poet C.K. Williams


Evenings with an Author: Jake Lamar, Posthumous

The American Library in Paris

September 24, 2014


Evening with Jake Lamar: Brothers in Exile

The American Library in Paris

February 17, 2015

An interactive conversation with author and playwright Jake Lamar, exploring the creative process behind his play Brothers in Exile – the focus of this year’s Black History Month Exhibit.


Not Disappointed by President Obama

Democrats Abroad France

October 8, 2011

Democrats Abroad France held an event titled "Voices for Obama" at the Nikki Diana Marquandt Gallery in Paris. One of the speakers was the American author Jake Lamar. This clip is a shortened version of his talk.


Jake Lamar Pays Tribute to Hazel Rowley's Richard Wright Biography

Village Voice Bookshop, Paris

May 12, 2011

Jake Lamar pays tribute to Hazel Rowley's Richard Wright biography, "Richard Wright: The Life and Times".