Malik Books Presents “Nikole Hannah-Jones In Conversation With Angela Rye”

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LOS ANGELES –- Malik Books, a well-respected, black-owned independent bookstore in Los Angeles with a rich history and a strong commitment to promoting African American culture, education, and community engagement, is delighted to announce an upcoming collaboration. On Friday, June 14th at 7:00 pm at The Miracle Theatre (226 South Market Street., Inglewood, 90301), you are invited to join us for an inspiring evening as Nikole Hannah-Jones engages in a captivating conversation with Angela Rye.

“This event presents a unique opportunity for our community to come together and explore important topics through the lens of two incredibly talented individuals,” said Mailk Muhammad, Founder of Malik Books. “We are honored to host such esteemed guests and provide a platform for meaningful dialogue.”

Nikole Hannah-Jones, the esteemed author of The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story, has received critical acclaim and sparked nationwide conversations. Her work, a #1 New York Times bestseller, and NAACP Image Award winner sheds light on American history like never before.

“We are thrilled to bring Angela Rye’s groundbreaking work to our audience,” said April Muhammad, Co-Founder of Malik Books. “Her insights into our country’s past have profound implications for our present and future.”

The discussion will delve into society’s pressing issues while offering fresh perspectives on historical events shaping America. Tickets for this exclusive event are available for $54.99, which includes access to the live discussion and a book signing with Nikole Hannah-Jones.

Don’t miss this chance to be part of an unforgettable evening filled with thought-provoking conversation and new ideas. Join us at The Miracle Theatre in Inglewood on June 14th at 7 pm for an enriching experience you won’t soon forget.

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Nikole Hannah-Jones is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter covering racial injustice for The New York Times Magazine and creator of the landmark The 1619 Project, now a Hulu original docuseries.

Originally a special project of The New York Times Magazine, The 1619 Project book debuted at #1 on The New York Times bestseller list. Nikole also co-wrote a children’s book, called Born on the Water, which also debuted at #1 on The New York Times bestseller list. The 1619 Project is now a six-part docuseries streaming on Hulu and won the Emmy for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series.

Nikole is a believer in Black institutions, and is the co-founder of the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting at Morehouse College and founder of the 1619 Freedom School in her hometown of Waterloo, Iowa, and the Center for Journalism & Democracy at Howard University, where she is the Knight Chair in Race and Journalism.

Nikole lectures all over the U.S. and across the globe on the Trans-Atlantic slave trade and its legacy, including giving a speech before the United Nations General Assembly in 2022 during the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.


Angela Rye is an award-winning host, social justice advocate, lawyer, commentator, and self-described empowermenteur, embodies what it means to be a “bringer of truth”. Named and raised accordingly, the attorney’s no-holds-barred commentary has resonated with demographics worldwide. Her thoughtful yet incisive commentary and real talk about social justice, politics, culture, and history spark much-needed conversation about the state of America.

She is the host of the weekly podcast “On One with Angela Rye”. She has also been seen on several programs and outlets from Breakfast Club to The Daily Show, BET where she has been nominated for multiple NAACP Image Awards, HBO, TV One, CNN, ABC, ESPN, NBC, NPR, and many others.

She has also developed award-winning strategic partnerships between our nation’s most well-known civil and human rights organizations for corporate and government partners. Working at the intersection of purpose, justice, and integrity, Angela is an effective leader who creates opportunities and opens doors for her peers and the next generation.


Malik Books is a black-owned independent bookstore with a rich history and a strong commitment to promoting African American culture, education, and community engagement.

Malik Books collaborates with organizations like the Crusader Praise Scott Scholarship Fund (CPSF) to provide scholarships for college freshmen. Over the past five years, CPSF has raised over $20,000 and awarded 18 scholarships. 

Malik Books actively partners with schools, youth organizations, and literacy initiatives to promote reading within the community. They have also sponsored book drives in underserved areas of Los Angeles, contributing to literacy efforts.

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