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The Other America II

December 4, 2019
7:00 pm


Rutland Free Library

Using as inspiration Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1967 speech “The Other America,” author Mitchell S. Jackson reflects on his childhood in a poor, black community in Portland, Oregon—where he witnessed drug use, gang violence, and sexual exploitation—and reveals how he transformed despair into hope.

Partner: Middlebury College and the Mellon Foundation

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For more information

Video: Jackson’s autobiographical documentary, The Residue Years, Part 1

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Randal Smathers
Phone:
(802) 773-1860

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Rutland Free Library
10 Court St
Rutland, VT 05701 United States
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www.rutlandfree.org