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Clarke Historical Library Speaker Series presents: Carole Boston Weatherford

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Carole Boston WeatherfordThe second event in the Clarke Historical Library Speaker Series for Fall 2022 presents The David and Eunice Sutherland Burgess Speaker, Carole Boston Weatherford, on Tuesday, September 27. Join us at 7:00 p.m. in the Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium located in Charles V.  Park Library.

Carole Boston Weatherford is an award-winning author who mines the past for family stories, fading traditions, and forgotten struggles. She conjures ancestral voices to reconstruct historical narratives that center Black resistance, resilience, remarkability, and remembrance. During her talk she will share excerpts from Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre and other acclaimed titles.

The David and Eunice Sutherland Burgess Endowment supports authors, storytellers, and scholars to visit campus and talk about the enduring importance of storytelling.

A reception and book signing will follow this presentation in the Clarke Historical Library.

Learn more about all the Clarke’s Fall 2022 speakers and their presentations at clarke.cmich.edu/SpeakerSeries

This event is free and open to the public. Individuals in need of accommodations should contact the Clarke or by phone 989-774-3864