The Other America II

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Name: The Other America II
Date: December 4, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
Event Description:
Using as inspiration Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1967 speech “The Other America,” author Mitchell S. Jackson reflects on his childhood in a poor, black community in Portland, Oregon—where he witnessed drug use, gang violence, and sexual exploitation—and reveals how he transformed despair into hope. Part of the Vermont Humanities First Wednesdays free lecture series.

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Rutland Free Library, 10 Court St., Rutland
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December 4, 7-8:30pm
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Rutland Free Library
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