Tucson Festival of Books

Steve Phillips


Steve Phillips is a national political leader, bestselling author, and columnist. He is the author of The New York Times bestseller "Brown Is the New White: How the Demographic Revolution Has Created a New American Majority" and his current book "How We Win the Civil War: Securing a Multiracial Democracy and Ending White Supremacy for Good" has been lauded as a "rousing call for change."

He is a columnist for The Guardian and The Nation, and an opinion contributor to The New York Times. He is also the host of Democracy in Color with Steve Phillips, a color-conscious podcast on politics. He is the founder of Democracy in Color, a political media organization dedicated to race, politics and the multicultural progressive New American Majority.

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Communities: African American


Scheduled events:
Busted: Police and Racial Inequality
Police involvement in the death of innocent people — frequently people of color — gained national attention with the murder of George Floyd. In this session, our authors answer the questions of how we move forward and how to make law enforcement more accountable.

Integrated Learning Center Room 120 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Steve Phillips, Joanna Schwartz, Ali Winston
Moderator: Samuel Brown
Race Against Racism
"Democracy in Color" is the theme of a podcast by Steve Phillips. The struggle for equality is also central in "They Call Me George Floyd" by Efren Olivares and Toluse Olorunnipa. Today, the three authors will discuss the struggle for real racial equality in the United States. Will we ever be true to our own Pledge of Allegiance, which promises "liberty and justice for all?"

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 337)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Efrén Olivares, Toluse Olorunnipa, Steve Phillips
Moderator: Lori Poloni-Staudinger

Books:
How We Win the Civil War
How the Demographic Revolution Has Created a New American Majority
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
New Press
January 2022
ISBN 9781620976760
384 pages

Brown Is the New White
How the Demographic Revolution Has Created a New American Majority
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
New Press
January 2018
ISBN 9781620973141
304 pages