A FAN Event
Monday, November 16, 7 pm
Evanston Township High School Auditorium
1600 Dodge Ave., Evanston
Hear journalist Isabel Wilkerson, author of the bestseller The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, speak on the subject "Our Racial Moment of Truth" at this Family Action Network (FAN) program. Ms. Wilkerson's book, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2011, is the story of three young people who set out from the American South during different decades of the 20th century en route to the North and West in search of what novelist Richard Wright called "the warmth of other suns." Ms. Wilkerson won the Pulitzer Prize for her work as Chicago bureau chief of The New York Times.
This event is free and open to the public and is suitable for ages 12 and up.