Redlined: A Conversation with Author Linda Gartz

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Event Details

Join author, educator, and archivist Linda Gartz for a discussion of her award-winning book Redlined: A Memoir of Race, Change, and Fractured Community in 1960s Chicago. Inspired by a trove of long-hidden family letters, diaries, photos, spanning the 20th century, Redlined interweaves a riveting family story with the history of redlining. In this live Zoom talk and discussion, Linda will read short excerpts from Redlined, and connect the dots between today’s racial profiling and inequities to the government policy of redlining that separated America into Black and white. She’ll also share digitized versions of original 1940s redlining maps. There will be plenty of time for Q&A.

To purchase books online prior to the Zoom event, please consider visiting The Book Stall:

Registration for this virtual Zoom program is required through our online calendar or by phone; space is limited. Registration closes one day prior to the event. Invitations to access the Zoom event will be emailed to all participants one day prior to the event, after registration closes, and will contain the Zoom link for the online event. Clicking on the link within these invitations will take you to the right place when it is time for the event to begin.

Event Type(s): Adult
Age Group(s): Adult (18 and up)

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