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— If you get bored shopping in the stores with everyone else on Thanksgiving weekend or have trouble finding a gift for a geeky family member — or even for yourself — you may want to check out the GeekCraft Expo Seattle 2019, which takes place Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at Hangar 30 at Magnuson Park. Besides the chance to shop for unique gifts, the expo also has crafting stations for kids.

— In his book Black Software: The Internet and Racial Justice, from the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter, Charlton D. McIlwain documents African Americans’ role with the creation of the internet and using digital technology for racial justice. McIlwain will be talking about his book at The Forum at Town Hall on Dec. 2.

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