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Durham County Library Presents Meet the Author: Melanie Morrison

Program: Meet the Author: Melanie Morrison
Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St., Durham, NC 27701
Cost: Free and open to the public

Durham, NC – Durham County Library presents Meet the Author: Melanie Morrison on Thursday, May 3 at 7 p.m. at Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St., Durham, NC 27701. This event is free and open to the public.

Come hear the author read from her new book from Duke University Press, Murder on Shades Mountain: The Legal Lynching of Willie Peterson and the Struggle for Justice in Jim Crow Birmingham. Ms. Morrison, Ph.D., is the founder and executive director of Allies for Change (alliesforchange.org). This program is sponsored by the Resource Center for Women & Ministry in the South, Inc. and the Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice.

This program is sponsored by the Durham Library Foundation. For more information, call 919-560-0268 or visit DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

Contact: Stephanie Bonestell
919-560-0151 or sbonestell@dconc.gov

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  1. Weekend at a Glance: Preservation, Performances and Pie | Durham Magazine - May 8, 2018

    […] Meet the Author: Melanie Morrison – Thursday, 3pm – Presented by Durham County Library at Hayti Heritage Center, the founder of Allies for Change will read excerpts from her new novel, “Murder on Shades Mountain: The Legal Lynching of Willie Peterson and the Struggle for Justice in Jim Crow Birmingham.” […]

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