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Sign My Name to Freedom


Sign My Name to The GNV Book Discussion Group will explore Betty Reid Soskin's engaging memoir, Sign My Name to Freedom. Now 100 years old, and the longest-serving ranger in the National Park System (some of you know her from the Rosie the Riveter Museum in Richmond), Ms. Soskin chronicles the challenges of living as a Black woman from the Jim Crow era through the Civil Rights movement to the BLM protests today. She carried her great-grandmother's slave identity papers in her pocket while attending the inauguration of Barack Obama. A very informative, satisfying read! Villager Patty Allen will lead the discussion.

Location TBA.

Description of book: Sign My Name to Freedom

When:
Friday, December 3, 2021, 1:00 PM until 2:30 PM
Where:
Residence of Patty Allen
596 Posada Way
Fremont, CA  94536
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Patricia J Allen
 
Kathy Steel-Sabo
Category:
GNV Special Interest Group Event
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