EPL summer book discussion

The Evanston Public Library is featuring these three summer book discussions addressing civil rights, discrimination, and segregation:

Tuesday, June 16, 7:00 pm, African American Literature Discussion: Stokely. A groundbreaking biography of Stokely Carmichael, non-violent activist turned Black Power revolutionary.

Wednesday, June 17, 7:00 pm, History Book Discussion: Devil in the Grove. A gripping account of Thurgood Marshall’s legal defense of four young black men falsely accused of rape.

Wednesday, July 15, 7:00 pm, History Book  Discussion: Family Properties. Historian Beryl Satter tells the story of how Chicago became the most segregated city in the north.

The library will also feature, from mid-June through July, a visual display of African American history on the North Shore presented by Shorefront.

Charles Bartling

Charles Bartling

A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio stations and business-oriented magazines.

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