Tucson Festival of Books

Antonia Hylton



Mark Lennon

TCI Wealth Advisors Inc.

Antonia Hylton is a Peabody and Emmy-award winning journalist at NBC News reporting on politics and civil rights, and she is the co-host of the hit podcasts "Southlake" and "Grapevine." She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University, where she received prizes for her investigative research on race, mass incarceration and the history of psychiatry. Her new book is "Madness: Race and Insanity in a Jim Crow Asylum." She lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Awards: Peabody, Emmy

Communities: African American, Hispanic or Latinx


Scheduled events:
MLK and the Legacy of Racism
Our Declaration of Independence states that all men are created equal, but racism continues to be a part of American life. Our authors will talk about race from early abuses in the Jim Crow era to the struggles for equality led by Martin Luther King Jr. to issues in policing nationwide.

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 337)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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: Jonathan Eig, Antonia Hylton, Edwin Raymond
Moderator: Samuel Brown
Heavy Lifting of Social Reform
Can one person make a difference? Today our three panelists will explain how their personal experience and tireless research sought to do just that. Their books explore foster care, police training and discipline, and mental health treatment. All three issues affect minority communities. All three call for reform.

Koffler Room 218 (Seats 142, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Mark Daley, Antonia Hylton, Edwin Raymond
Moderator: Mary Chinwe Okoye

Book:
Madness
Race and Insanity in a Jim Crow Asylum
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Grand Central Publishing
January 2024
ISBN 9781538723692
368 pages