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George McCalman is an artist and creative director based in San Francisco. His studio, McCalman.Co, designs brands for a range of clientele. Additionally, he’s a visual columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, featured in the “Observed” and “First Person” columns. His latest book, Illustrated Black History: Honoring the Iconic and the Unseen, is a breathtaking collection of original portraits depicting Black heroes—both famous and unsung—who made their mark on activism, science, politics, business, medicine, technology, food, arts, entertainment, and more.
Carvell Wallace is a New York Times Bestselling author, memoirist, and award-winning podcaster who covers race, arts, culture, film and music for a wide variety of news outlets including The New Yorker, The New York Times, Esquire, GQ, and more. He lives in Oakland and lectures in the Narrative Department at the UC Berkeley School of Journalism.
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