Just Another Southern Town, Discussion with Author Joan Quigley

Chevy Chase Library

Just Another Southern Town, Discussion with Author Joan Quigley

Local author Joan Quigley will be discussing her latest book, Just Another Southern Town : Mary Church Terrell and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Nation's Capital at Chevy Chase Library on April 16th at 2 p.m.   
 
Just Another Southern Town is the story of an octogenarian activist whose battle to desegregate Washington, D.C.'s Jim Crow restaurants paved the way to school integration nationwide.  Henry Louis Gates Jr. praised Just Another Southern Town as “a powerful reminder of the difference anyone, especially an elderly black woman, can make in the life of a people and its laws.”
 
After the presentation Ms. Quigley be selling and autographing copies of her book.

For those who wish to learn more about the topic of her book,  Ms. Quigley also wrote an interesting related article about D.C. segregation for the Washington Post
    Just Another Southern Town cover