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Steve Luxenberg | Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America’s Journey from Slavery to Segregation

Thu, February 21, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

A 30-year writer and senior editor at The Washington Post , Steve Luxenberg has overseen reportage that has won a host of awards, including two Pulitzer Prizes for explanatory journalism. He is the author of Annie’s Ghosts: A Journey in a Family Secret , the tale of his eponymous aunt who…

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Author Talk: Laura Little

Wed, February 27, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Professor Laura E. Little will present her book Guilty Pleasures:  Law and Comedy in America  and sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase.  Guilty Pleasures  is a multifaceted account of American law and humor that explores the constraints on humor,…

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Financial Wellness Day 2019

Sat, March 30, 2019 9:00 A.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us for a day of free tax preparation and take the opportunity to learn about money saving resources that can support financial planning. No appointments necessary. This annual event is made possible through our partnership with the Campaign for Working Families and the United Way of Greater…

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Emily Bazelon | Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration

Thu, April 18, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Emily Bazelon is the author of Sticks and Stones , “a humane and closely reported exploration” ( Wall Street Journal ) of school bullying and the empathetic steps students, parents, and teachers can take to mitigate this cruel phenomenon. A staff writer at The New York Times Magazine…

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Legal Advice Live!

Wed, May 1, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Do you have a legal issue? An attorney will consult with you for free during this workshop. No appointment is necessary. Volunteer attorneys from the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association will be available to answer your legal questions from 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm in…

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