Meet Author Meredith C. McGee: Book Signing and Discussion

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Date & Time: Saturday, March 15, 2014
Suggested Audiences: High School, College, Adult, Elders
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Central Library
1 Margaret Mitchell Square
Atlanta, GA 30303
Cost: Free and open to the public
Description: In celebration of Women's History Month, meet author Meredith Coleman McGee, also an acquisition editor and entrepreneur. She will discuss her book James Meredith: Warrior and the America that Created him, a biography about her uncle, Civil Rights icon James H. Meredith. Mr. Meredith is known in part as the first African-American student admitted to the University of Mississippi on September 30, 1962. The book examines Meredith's early life, his actions that resulted in the integration of Ole Miss; his 1966 'March Against Fear,' during which he was shot by a shotgun-wielding sniper, and voting rights stories from his peers during the Civil Rights era. This title is emerging as a Popular Culture/Ethnic Studies required reading on the college level. Reservations required. Adults.
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Phone: 404-730-1908
Entered by: Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System

Created: November 15, 2013 at 12:59 PM

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