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Frances E.W. Harper Literary Society of The Newark Public Library
Celebrating 26 years at the Newark Public Library (since 1987) Dorothea M. Moore, Chairperson

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Monthly meetings will be:
The first Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise noted. September to June.

Main Library – James Brown African American Room
5 Washington Street
unless otherwise noted.

September 18, 2013
6:30pm
March on Washington (film)
October 2, 2013
6:30pm
Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present, by Harriet A. Washington (Book Discussion)
November 6, 2013
Freeman, by Leonard Pitts, Jr. (Book Discussion)
December 4, 2013
6:30pm
The Mis–Education of the Negro, by Carter G. Woodson
Closing of the American Mind: How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy and Impoverished the Souls of Today's Students, by Allan Bloom (Book Discussion)
January 2014
No scheduled meeting
March 1, 2014
2:00pm
Centennial Hall
Celebrating Black History Month
The Constitution and You
Gloria J. Browne-Marshall
March 5, 2014
6:30pm
POSTPONED
Centennial Hall
Celebrating Women's History Month
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by by Phillip Hoose (Book Discussion)
April 2, 2014
6:30pm
Auditorium
Celebrating National Poetry Month
A Community Poetry Read
May 7, 2014
6:30pm
Creating Black Americans: African–American History And Its Meanings, 1619 to the Present, by Nell Irvin Painter (Book Discussion)
June 4, 2014
6:30pm
Celebrating the Black Diaspora
A Long Walk to Freedom, by Nelson Mandela
Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe(Book Discussion)

For more information call 973-733-5411.
All programs are book discussions, unless otherwise noted.
Some of these books may be at other libraries and can be requested
through our Interlibrary Services Department.

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