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12:00 pm

Till We Have Built Jerusalem: Architects of a New City

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Great Cities Institute, 412 South Peoria Street
Chicago, IL 60607 United States
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Essayist and biographer Adina Hoffman writes often of the Middle East, approaching it from unusual angles and shedding light on overlooked dimensions of the place, its people, and their cultures. Her books include House of Windows: Portraits from a Jerusalem Neighborhood, My Happiness Bears No Relation to Happiness: A Poet’s […]

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5:30 pm

The World is Watching Book Signing

February 20 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Jane Addams Hull-House, 800 S. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60607 United States
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Being Black in America is a journey and a quest for self-affirmation and alliance and place. Black Americans have refused to be acquiescent, and our cry, in the words of Maya Angelou, “And Still We Rise”, has left an indelible imprint at home and abroad. In The World is Watching, […]

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