CELEBRATE WITH BRONZEVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The widely anticipated first book by Professor Sonja Williams

                                WORD WARRIOR

Professor Williams has documented the life and crusading spirit of gfted broadcast jounalist and political strategist

RICHARD DURHAM (1917-1984)

Richard Durham with Muhammad Ali in Chicago

Professor Williams will read an excerpt from her book in this informal SALON gathering.

FESTIVITIES will including book signing and book sales.

EVENT BEGINS AT  3:00PM NOON AND ENDS AT 5:00PM   

Plenty of FREE STREET PARKING, and WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE.

meet us at Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies                                                                                     –                                                  Northeastern Illinois University  

located at 700 East Oakwood Blvd, Chicago, IL 60653                  

REGISTER TODAY!

Register for Book signing Oct 15

  Event Hosted by Bronzeville Historical Society Board of Directors            

                     E-mail: bronzevillehistoricalsociety@gmail.com or      

                                                          Call 312 428-8033 for more details

Purchase advance books by visiting this website:

http://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/catalog/84fcy6te9780252039874.html

About Professor Sonja Williams

Sonja Williams, associate professor and chair of the John H. Johnson School of Communications’ Department of Radio, Television and Film, is the recipient of a 2009 Gracie Award from the American Women in Radio and Television. Williams served as an executive producer of “Uncrowned Queens: Voices of African American Women” a documentary series that aired on WNED public radio in Buffalo, New York. The series highlights the accomplishments and viewpoints of African-American women who have made an exceptional difference in their western New York communities. This is Williams’ second Gracie Award; the first was awarded in the mid-1990s for her production of “A Woman’s Touch,” a documentary that examined the role of African-American women in radio. In addition, Williams has written and produced numerous award-winning documentaries for National Public Radio and the Smithsonian Institution.

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