Wednesday, February 16
IDPH and CDC guidelines about face masks will be observed.
To Be Young, Gifted and Black is a special kind of autobiography, in a very special voice. Both the story and the voice belong to a young woman from Chicago who moved to New York, won fame with her first play, A Raisin in the Sun—and went on to new heights of artistry before her tragically early death.
In turns angry, loving, bitter, laughing, and defiantly proud, the story, voice, and message are all Lorraine Hansberry’s own, coming together in one of the major works of the black experience in mid-twentieth-century America. — Amazon
All are welcome. We will have a discussion of the book followed by a viewing of the movie based on her play.
Advance Registration REQUIRED. NO WALK-INS. Register by: 2/14