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Sandburg Home Commemorates Chicago Race Riot Anniversary
August 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Chicago Race Riot with an event on Saturday, Aug. 3, from 2 to 4pm at the Henderson County Main Library. The park has invited Claire Hartfield, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist and Coretta Scott King Award-winning author, to read from her most recent book, A Few Red Drops: The Chicago Race Riot of 1919. Hartfield is a nationally recognized author and education leader.