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Rochelle Riley at the Detroit Public Library

Calling all book clubs! The Detroit Public Library is proud to host acclaimed columnist Rochelle Riley, editor of the new book The Burden: African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 11, 2018. The Detroit Public Library is calling all book clubs to attend for a presentation of excerpts from, and a conversation about “The Burden” and how slavery’s aftermath continues to diminish the lives of black Americans today.

For more information, contact A.J. Funchess at ajfunchess@detroitpubliclibrary.org.

Sunday, February 11, 2018
2:00 PM
The Detroit Public Library
5500 Woodward Ave
Detroit MI

The Burden

African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery

Edited by Rochelle Riley
Foreword by Nikole Hannah-Jones

Examines the continued emotional, economic, and cultural enslavement of African Americans in the twenty-first century.

Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814345146
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814345153