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Dewey Jones and the Chicago Defender

Event Type: General Programs
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 10/24/2013
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 Dewey Jones II will discuss the work his father did for the Chicago Defender during the 1920s and 30s. Among other things, he published a poetry column with contributors such as Gwendolyn Brooks and Langston Hughes. His father was also connected to Roosevelt's Black Cabinet and Hull House. Jones II has recently edited and published a manuscript his father wrote in the 1930s, Dark Days: A Tale of Love Along the Color Line, which he will discuss also.
   Library Location
Location: 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Status: Closed


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