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Josh Davis discusses and signs "From Head Shops to Whole Foods"

When: Wed., Aug. 16, 7-8 p.m. 2017

DIESEL, A Bookstore in Oakland welcomes Josh Marshall to the store to discuss and sign, From Head Shops to Whole FoodsThe Rise and Fall of Activist Entrepreneurs, on Wednesday, August 16th, at 7:00pm. From Head Shops to Whole Foods tells the forgotten story of activists who established small businesses to advance the goals of political transformation and cultural liberation. In the 1960s and ‘70s, a diverse range of storefronts—including head shops, African American bookstores, feminist businesses, and organic grocers—brought the work of the New Left, Black Power, feminism, environmentalism, and other movements into the marketplace.

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