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Book Club Discussion – Seven Sisters And A Brother
November 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm EST
Please join Marilyn Holifield, one of the many wonderful authors of Seven Sisters And A Brother, for a virtual book discussion Tuesday, November 17th at 6pm.
This event will be hosted by The Harvard Club of Miami which Marilyn has a special connection to as she is one of the Harvard Club of Miami Board of Directors and Harvard University Board of Overseers.
This event is free but you must register to participate and registration closes Monday, November 16th at 5:00pm.
Friendship, Resistance, and Untold Truths Behind Black Student Activism in the 1960s
#1 New Release in 1960s History of the U.S. and 2020 Finalist Sarton Women’s Literary Award for Nonfiction with Special Recognition
The Story Behind an Unsung Event in the Civil Rights Movement
“Over eight days, eight students sparked change that defined their lives, changed an institution and fueled a movement that continues today.” ─Alberto Ibargüen, President and CEO of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and former publisher of The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald
Fighting injustice and racism. This narrative tells the story of seven women and one man at the heart of a black power sit-in protesting decreased enrollment and hiring of African Americans at Swarthmore College, and demanding an African American Studies curriculum. The book, written by the former students themselves, includes autobiographical chapters providing a view into the lives of young people during the Civil Rights era.