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  • February 15
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  • Langley

The End of Atticus Finch?

Most people remember Atticus Finch from their high school English class: he’s the heroic lawyer defending an unjustly charged African-American man in To Kill a Mockingbird. So when a long-lost draft of this beloved novel was recently published, readers were shocked when Atticus expressed sympathy for White supremacists—a change that made for front page news. […]

  • When
  • 11:00 am, Saturday
    February 15, 2020
  • Where
  • Langley Library
    104 2nd St
    Langley, Washington 98260 United States
  • February 15
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  • Mountlake Terrace

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Principal’s Office?

Beginning as early as preschool, Black students are disproportionately suspended and expelled from school. As many of these students reach adulthood, these punishments can lead to legal trouble, creating what some call the “school-to-prison pipeline” that affects many Black communities. Why are Black students punished more than others in the classroom? Based on his extensive […]

  • When
  • 11:00 am, Saturday
    February 15, 2020
  • Where
  • Mountlake Terrace Library
    23300 58th Ave W
    Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043 United States
  • February 15
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  • Ferndale

Washington’s Undiscovered Feminists

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, remember some of the remarkable, but often unsung, women of the Pacific Northwest. Writer Mayumi Tsutakawa presents five “woman warriors” in the arts and journalism whose inspiring stories reach back to the early years of our region. Meet the pioneering photographer Imogen Cunningham, Black American jazz […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    February 15, 2020
  • Where
  • Ferndale Public Library
    2125 Main Street
    Ferndale, WA 98248 United States
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