What: Book Talk and Panel Discussion- Black History Month
Where: Marietta High School, Seminar Room
When: February 26th at 7 pm
Book: Students of the Dream: Resegregation of a Southern City (2017, Harvard University Press) by Ruth C. Yow
You're invited to an important and informative education event sponsored by the Cobb SCLC (Southern Christian Leadership Conference) as part of Black History Month.
Ruth Yow, author of Students of the Dream: Resegregation of a Southern City (2017, Harvard University Press), will be presenting. The book's focus is Marietta High School.
AJC education reporter/ Get Schooled blogger Maureen Downey is the moderator for an impressive panel of Marietta graduates. Panelists cover the changing decades: Felecca Taylor, a retired educator, graduated from the all-black Lemon Street School in 1964; Reggie Copeland, now a Marietta City Councilman (Ward 5), graduated from MHS in 1980; Camile Jones, an educator, graduated from MHS in 2008.
Bring your questions! The event wraps up with a Q/A session. The author and panelists will answer questions from the audience and moderator.
Co-sponsor Chi Gamma Gamma chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.