Dr. Danielle McGuire at the Oak Park Public Library; Thursday, March 17

Dr. Danielle McGuire will be appearing at the Oak Park Public Library on Thursday, March 17, 2011 @ 7:00 P.M. She is the author of a recent book titled At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape and Resistance a New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power.

Danielle McGuire is a writer and Assistant Professor in the History Department at Wayne State University. Since receiving her PhD from Rutgers in 2007, she has won numerous teaching and research awards. Her dissertation on sexualized racial violence and the African American freedom struggle received the 2008 Lerner Scott Prize for best dissertation in women’s history.

The Book Beat will be selling her book at the event, she will be speaking and autographing.  This event is free and open to the public.  The Oak Park Public Library is located @ Oak Park Public Library 14200 Oak Park Boulevard, Oak Park, MI  48237 (248) 691-7480

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