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    The Warmth Of Other Suns: Discussion by Isabel Wilkerson

    Presented by at Newton Free Library

    March 19, 2012


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    The Warmth Of Other Suns: Discussion by Isabel Wilkerson

    Join Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson for a discussion of her book about the epic journey of African Americans from the Jim Crow South to U.S. cities in the North and West in search of a better life in the early half of the twentieth century. She interviewed more than a thousand people, and gained access to new data and official records, to write this definitive and vividly dramatic account of how these American journeys...

    Join Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson for a discussion of her book about the epic journey of African Americans from the Jim Crow South to U.S. cities in the North and West in search of a better life in the early half of the twentieth century. She interviewed more than a thousand people, and gained access to new data and official records, to write this definitive and vividly dramatic account of how these American journeys unfolded, altering our cities, our country, and ourselves. Co-sponsored by: the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society of New England, Historic Newton, Myrtle Baptist Church, Newton Free Library, and the Newton Human Rights Commission. At the Newton Free Library, Homer Street, Newton. Free.


    Newton Free Library

    330 Homer Street
    Newton, MA 02459

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    7:30 PM


    phone: 617.796.1450


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