Celebrate Black History Month by joining us for a discussion of "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration" by Isabel Wilkerson.
Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history in this book: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life.
From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of almost six million people changed the face of America. Wilkerson compares this epic migration to the migrations of other peoples in history. 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.
This program will take place by Zoom. Registration is required. After registering, you will be e-mailed the link to join this Zoom meeting. A Zoom account is not required, but a microphone is required if you want to participate in the interactive portion of this program.
If you have questions about the program or need help with set up, please contact Caroline at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion | Book Discussion Groups |
TAGS: | virtual | book club | black history | african american history |
Register in advance for this event.