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Harriet A. Washington | A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind

Thu, July 25, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Harriet A. Washington won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Medical Apartheid , a far-reaching history of medical experimentation on black Americans from the colonial era to present day. Also the author of Deadly Monopolies and Infectious Madness , she has been a Research Fellow in…

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Terry McAuliffe | Beyond Charlottesville: Taking a Stand Against White Nationalism

Mon, August 5, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

The Democratic governor of Virginia from 2014 to 2018, Terry McAuliffe “won praise even from Republicans for his tireless salesmanship” ( Washington Post ) of the Old Dominion. A former chair of the National Governors Association, former chairman of the Democratic National Committee,…

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Richard Russo | Chances Are . . . with Amy Hempel | Sing to It: New Stories

Tue, August 6, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for his novel  Empire Falls , Richard Russo is acclaimed for capturing the “foolishness of this lonely world, but also the humor, friendship and love that abide” ( San Francisco Chronicle ). His novel Nobody’s Fool , starring the…

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